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Table 1 Proportion of carers reporting improvement in preparedness to care equal to or greater than the MCID, by group

From: The cost-effectiveness of a telephone-based intervention to support caregivers of older people discharged from hospital

To time period (from baseline) Dataset Group Improved n/N (%) p-value
Follow-up 1 LOCF Control 18/86 (20.9) 0.0288
  Intervention 28/77 (36.4)  
Per protocol Control 18/83 (21.7) 0.0027
  Intervention 28/62 (45.2)  
Follow-up 2 LOCF Control 29/86 (33.7) 0.3019
  Intervention 32/77 (41.6)  
Per protocol Control 29/79 (36.7) 0.0762
  Intervention 32/62 (51.6)