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Table 3 ADL excluding nursing home patients

From: Orthogeriatrics prevents functional decline in hip fracture patients: report from two randomized controlled trials

  Comprehensive geriatric care Orthopedic care Difference
N Mean (SE) N Mean (SE) Estimate (95 % CI) p-value
4 months 260   253  
 NEADLa 247 33.88 (1.06) 241 29.31 (1.07) 4.56 (1.61 to 7.52) 0.003
 Barthel Indexb 251 16.54 (0.22) 247 15.87 (0.22) 0.67 (0.06 to 1.28) 0.030
12 months 234   217  
 NEADLc 227 34.33 (1.08) 208 28.92 (1.10) 5.41 (2.38 to 8.44) < 0.001
 Barthel Indexd 226 16.59 (0.23) 207 15.62 (0.23) 0.97 (0.34 to 1.60) 0.003
  1. Linear mixed model with NEADL and Barthel Index, respectively, as dependent variable, patient as random factor, time point (baseline, 4 months and 12 months after surgery) as fixed factor, and treatment group, site (Oslo versus Trondheim), age, sex, fracture type, dwelling at home (versus nursing home), and the interaction between time and treatment as covariates
  2. SE standard error, 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval, NEADL Nottingham Extended Activities of Daily Living scale, Barthel Index Barthel Activities of Daily Living index
  3. aNEADL at 4 months missing from 12 patients in the orthopedic care group and 13 patients in the comprehensive geriatric care group
  4. bBarthel Index at 4 months missing from 6 patients in the orthopedic care group and from 9 patients in the comprehensive geriatric care group
  5. cNEADL at 12 months missing from 9 patients in the orthopedic care group and 7 patients in the comprehensive geriatric care group
  6. dBarthel Index at 12 months missing from 10 patients in the orthopedic care group and missing 8 patients in the comprehensive geriatric care group