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Table 4 Univariate Analysis of ADL Recovery at 6 Months after Discharge

From: ADL recovery trajectory after discharge and its predictors among baseline-independent older inpatients

VariableN(%)/ x̅ ± S/M(P25, P75)At 6 months after discharge
N(%)/ x̅ ± S/M(P25, P75)
x2/t/ZP value
IndependentDependent
Age
 <6552(12.9)39(75.0)13(25.0)8.0400.005**
  ≥ 65351(87.1)190(54.1)161(45.9)  
Post-discharge residence
 Home349(86.6)216(61.9)133(38.1)27.2590.000***
 Institution54(13.4)13(24.1)41(75.9)  
Number of medicine12.26 ± 5.0811.74 ± 4.6412.94 ± 5.55−2.3060.022*
Length of stay in hospital(day)11(9, 15)11(8, 15)12(9, 16.25)−2.2780.023*
Glycerin trilaurate(mmol/l)1.30(0.96, 1.69)1.38(1.00, 1.825)1.21(0.9075, 1.5625)−2.2650.024*
Blood glucose(mmol/l)5.58(4.93, 6.65)5.45(4.835, 6.485)5.71(5.08, 6.713)−2.2530.024*
Cognitive status(point)
 <8161(39.9)70(43.5)91(56.5)19.4630.000***
  ≥ 8242(60.1)159(65.7)83(34.3)  
Depression0(0, 1)0(0, 1)0.58(0, 1)−2.5100.012*
ADL scores at admission40(25, 60)45(30, 65)35(20, 60)−3.4810.000***
ADL scores at discharge55(35, 70)65(50, 70)45(25, 60)−7.7430.000***
  1. *p<0.05; **p<0.01; ***p<0.001; Factors that were not statistically significant were not listed