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Table 1 Background data of the patients in the intervention group and control group

From: Early coordinated rehabilitation in acute phase after hip fracture – a model for increased patient participation

Variable   Intervention group n = 63 Control group n = 63 P-value
Age, (years) mean (SD)   82.0 (8.0) 80.5 (7.7) 0.27
Gender, n (%) Women 47 (75) 49 (78) 0.68
Men 16 (25) 14 (22)
Type of fracture, n (%) Cervical 35 (56) 24 (38) 0.07
Trochanteric 28 (44) 39 (62)
Type of surgery, n (%) LIH/Pinnloc 6 (9) 10 (16) 0.04
Hemiarthroplasty 17 (27) 7 (11)
Total hip replacement 10 (16) 8 (13)
Plate and screw 8 (13) 11 (17)
Intermedullary nail 22 (35) 27 (43)
ASA score (1–5), n (%) 1–2 42 (67) 37 (59) 0.46
3–4 21(33) 26 (41)
General health, n (%) Good to excellent 35 (56) 37 (59) 0.9
SPMSQ, n (%) 9–10 53 (84) 57 (90) 0.35
Living alone, n (%)   41 (65) 39 (62) 0.8
Housing, n (%) House 43 (68) 43 (68) 1.0
Flat 20 (32) 20 (32)
Assistance from home help services/relative/other, n (%)   35 (56) 36 (57) 1.0
Walking aid prior to fracture indoors n, (%) None 44 (70) 48 (76) 0.33
Stick/crutches 6 (9) 3 (5)
Rollator/walker 13 (21) 12 (19)
Walking aid prior to fracture outdoors, n (%) None 29 (46) 32 (51) 0.81
Sticks/crutches/nordic 10 (16) 11 (17)
Rollator 23 (37) 19 (30)
Wheelchair 1 (1) 1 (1)
Walked outdoors previous month, n (%) Yes, alone 39 (62) 47 (74) 0.27
Yes, with company 10 (16) 8 (13)
No 14 (22) 8 (13)
I-ADL, independent n (%) Cooking 48 (77) 55 (89) 0.038
Cleaning 37 (60) 41 (66) 0.6
Shopping 41 (66) 39 (63) 0.9
Transport 50 (81) 47 (76) 0.6
Fall before fracture, n (%) Yes 25 (40) 25 (40) 1.0
Length of stay, (days) mean (SD)   14.9 (5.9) 13.4 (4.7) 0.13
Discharge destination, n (%) Home 42 (67) 51 (81) 0.08
Intermediate rehab 21 (33) 11 (18)
Other hospital   1 (1)
  1. P-values for significant differences marked in bold