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Table 5 Effects on the outcomes in informal caregivers

From: Effectiveness of an integrated multidisciplinary geriatric rehabilitation programme for older persons with stroke: a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Variable 6 months follow-up observed mean (SD) Group effect P-value 95% CI ICC
Intervention group Usual care group
Carer Quality of Life 85.3 (11.6) 82.9 (13.9) 3.54 .323 −3.50 – 10.58 .41
Erasmus iBMG (time spended on helping patient)
 Item 1: helping patient with ADL-activities 0.4 (0.4) 0.4 (0.4) .09 .447 −.15 – .34 .49
 Item 2: helping patient with personal care 0.8 (0.4) 0.8 (0.4) .09 .380 −.12 – .30 .44
 Item 3: helping patient with moving outside 0.4 (0.3) 0.5 (0.4) −.03 .784 −.25 – .19 .38
 Item 4: help by other informal caregivers or volunteers 0.6 (0.4) 0.6 (0.4) .03 .767 −.18 – .24 .55
 Self-Rated Burden VAS 4.3 (2.3) 4.0 (2.0) 1.23 .048 −.02 – 2.48 .43