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Table 3 Unadjusted mean change in HUI-2 utility score and domains, hip and non-hip fractures, by residency status

From: Loss of health related quality of life following low-trauma fractures in the elderly

  Home care Long-term care
Pre-fracture 36-month post-fracture Difference Pre Fracture 36-month Post-fracture Difference
Hip fractures
 HUI-2 utility score 0.563 0.454 −0.109* 0.411 0.298 −0.113*
  Sensation 0.938 0.911 −0.027* 0.894 0.845 −0.049*
  Mobility 0.838 0.768 −0.070* 0.768 0.649 −0.119*
  Emotion 0.964 0.958 −0.006 0.927 0.934 −0.007
  Cognition 0.976 0.942 −0.034* 0.869 0.812 −0.058*
  Self-care 0.901 0.854 −0.047* 0.813 0.803 −0.010*
  Pain 0.864 0.872 0.007 0.964 0.971 0.007
Non-hip fracture
 HUI-2 utility score 0.559 0.460 −0.099* 0.426 0.326 −0.100*
  Sensation 0.947 0.920 −0.027 0.901 0.868 −0.033
  Mobility 0.844 0.790 −0.054* 0.766 0.669 −0.097*
  Emotion 0.959 0.951 −0.008* 0.929 0.927 −0.003*
  Cognition 0.979 0.952 −0.027* 0.892 0.843 −0.049*
  Self-care 0.903 0.862 −0.042* 0.817 0.803 −0.014*
  Pain 0.850 0.850 −0.001 0.956 0.964 0.008
  1. HUI-2 Health Utility Index Version 2
  2. *statistically significant, p < 0.05