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Table 3 Patient's characteristics on admission associated with successful improvement (significant improvement on 3 tests or more)

From: How can we improve targeting of frail elderly patients to a geriatric day-hospital rehabilitation program?

Variables Successful
Mean (SD)
Unsuccessful
Mean (SD)
Differences (95% CI)
N 134 99  
Age 81.6 (7.1) 82.1 (6.6) -0.51 (-0.047, 0.20)
Sex; F:M ratio 1.69 1.62 0.078 (-2.31, 1.30)
MMSE 26.9 (3.0) 27.0 (3.5) -0.13 (-0.97, 0.71)
Barthel 87.4 (11.1) 90.9 (9.5) -3.57 (-6.30, -0.84)
OARS 8.0 (2.6) 8.7 (2.7) -0.71 (-1.41, -0.012)
Timed Up and Go 27.9 (12.5) 23.9 (11.7) 4.01 (0.83, 7.19)
Gait Speed 0.53 (0.18) 0.61 (0.20) -0.081 (-0.13, -0.030)
6-Minute Walk Test 141.5 (74.8) 178.6 (80.3) -37.1 (-57.27, -16.96)
Berg Balance Score 38.7 (8.3) 40.8 (8.1) -2.08 (-4.23, 0.058)
EQol5D 60.0 (14.4) 65.4 (19.7) -5.38 (-11.64, 0.86)