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Table 1 Description of baseline characteristics, home rehabilitation interventions and baseline rehabilitation outcomes

From: Factors associated to functioning and health in relation to home rehabilitation in Sweden: a non-randomized pre-post intervention study

Characteristics Men (n = 60) Women (n = 105) Total (n = 165)
Age in years; mean (SD), min-max 79.2 (9.6), 49–99 81.2 (7.9), 56–96 80.5 (8.6), 49–99
Living situation; n (%)
 Living alone 20 (33.3) 63 (60.0) 83 (50.3)
 Cohabiting 40 (66.7) 42 (40.0) 82 (49.7)
Main reasons for home rehabilitation; n (%)
 Conditions in the circulatory and respiratory systems 8 (13.3) 12 (11.4) 20 (12.1)
 Mobility limitations incl. fall risk (condition not specified) 5 (8.3) 10 (9.5) 15 (9.1)
 Multimorbidity and/or frailty 18 (30.0) 18 (17.1) 36 (21.8)
 Neurological conditions (excl. stroke) 6 (10.0) 0 (0.0) 6 (3.6))
 Orthopaedic conditions (upper extremities and spine) 3 (5.0) 15 (14.3) 18 (10.9)
 Orthopaedic conditions (lower extremities and pelvis) 9 (15.0) 35 (33.3) 44 (26.7)
 Stroke (acute and post) 11 (18.3) 15 (14.3) 26 (15.8)
Home rehabilitation intervention; mean (SD), min-max
 Training sessions per week by OT 1.3 (0.6), 0.3–3.6 1.1 (0.5), 0.3–2.3 1.2 (0.6), 0.3–3.6
 Training sessions per week by PT 1.8 (0.9), 0.1–4.7 1.3 (0.5), 0–2.5 1.5 (0.7), 0–4.7
 Training sessions per week by RA 0.09 (0.3), 0–1.6 0.2 (0.4), 0–1.6 0.1 (0.4), 0–1.6
 Total training sessions per week by OT, PT, RA 3.1 (1.3), 1.2–7.5 2.6 (0.9), 1–5.7 2.8 (1.1), 1–7.5
 Length of home rehabilitation in weeks 8.4 (2.7), 3–13 8.6 (2.8), 3–13 8.5 (2.7), 3–13
Rehabilitation outcomes; mean (SD), min-max
 ADL index1 3.6 (2.2), 0–9 3.4 (2.2), 0–10 3.5 (2.2), 0–10
 GMF dependence mobility 2 1.6 (1.5), 0–6 1.8 (1.6), 0–8 1.7 (1.6), 0–8
 GMF dependence upper limb 1 0.6 (1.3), 0–5 0.6 (1.3), 0–5 0.6 (1.3), 0–5
 EQ VAS3 56.14 (20.5), 10–99 53.15 (17.3), 0–90 54.26 (18.4), 0–99
  1. Abbreviations: SD, standard deviation; OT, occupational therapist; PT, physiotherapist; RA, rehabilitation assistant
  2. Notes: 1index total score, minimum = 0, maximum = 10, lower score is higher degree of independence; 2index total score, minimum = 0, maximum = 11, lower score is higher degree of independence; 3 total score, 0 = worst health, 100 = best health, higher score is the better outcome, 4n = 42, 5 n = 81, 6 n = 123