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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of study participants, their proportions and p-value for differences between groups

From: One-year outcome of frailty indicators and activities of daily living following the randomised controlled trial; “Continuum of care for frail older people”

Characteristics Control group n = 76 Intervention n = 85 p-value
Female, % 55 55 0.997
Living alone, % 60 60 0.946
Academic education, % 16 12 0.458
Self-rated health, good, % 29 39 0.187
Non-frail, % 0 5 0.055
Pre-frail, % 24 26 0.747
Frail, % 76 69 0.326
Visual impairment, % 81 70 0.753
MMSE, ≤25, % 7 16 0.080
ADL, independent in all activities, % 26 20 0.342
Discharged home directly from ED, % 15 16 0.584
Length of hospital stay, median 4 5 0,267
  1. MMSE Mini Mental State Examination, ADL Activities of Daily Living.