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Table 1 Patient characteristics on admission and at discharge

From: The modified functional comorbidity index performed better than the Charlson index and original functional comorbidity index in predicting functional outcome in geriatric rehabilitation: a prospective observational study

On admission (n = 98)Median (IQR, Q1-Q3) or n (%)
Age82 (11, 77–88)
Gender (male), n (%)38 (39)
Admission domicile, n (%)
 - Own home (alone)40 (41)
 - Own home with informal caregiver31 (32)
 - Own home, with formal care assistance25 (26)
 - Other2 (2)
Premorbid BI17 (5, 15–20)
CCI1 (2, 1–3)
Original FCI3 (2, 2–4)
Weighted FCI2 (2, 1–3)
MoCA score (baseline)20 (10, 14–24)
EMS on admission5.5 (4, 4–8)
BI on admission9 (5, 6–11)
Primary diagnosis category, n (%)
 - Fall with fracture(s)38 (39)
 - Fall without fracture17 (17)
 - Infectious disease15 (15)
 - Neurological7 (7)
 - Deconditioning6 (6)
 - Other15 (15)
At discharge
 Length of stay (days)24 (26, 17–43)
 EMS at discharge11 (6, 8–14)
 EMS gain/day0.20 (0.27, 0.11–0.38)
 BI at discharge14 (5, 11–16)
 BI gain/day0.18 (0.22, 0.08–0.30)
Discharge destination, n (%)
 - Own home (alone)7 (7)
 - Own home with informal caregiver6 (6)
 - Own home, with formal care assistance47 (48)
 - Home with health reablement8 (8)
 - Care home17 (17)
 - Transfer to acute hospital (lost to follow up)3 (3)
 - Unknown (missing)5 (5)
Patients died, n (%)5 (5)
  1. Abbreviations: MoCA Montreal Cognitive Assessment, EMS Elderly Mobility Scale