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Table 5 Descriptive analysis of SF-36v2 scales at baseline (A) and after 21 months (B)

From: Effectiveness of a multi-component community-based care approach for older people at risk of care dependency - results of a prospective quasi-experimental study

  A: Baseline B: After 21 months
HRQoL (SF-36v2 scales) Intervention
Ø (SD)
Control
Ø (SD)
Intervention
Ø (SD)
Control
Ø (SD)
Physical functioning (n=2.539) 46.55 (23.61) 48.69 (24.64) 44.73 (26.24) 45.28 (26.62)
Physical role functioning (n=2.535) 42.99 (22.09) 44.19 (23.40) 41.35 (23.64) 41.51 (23.56)
Bodily pain (n=2.514) 46.41 (26.27) 46.47 (26.11) 45.93 (26.70) 45.53 (26.75)
General health perceptions (n=2.556) 51.25 (18.08) 49.96 (18.47) 49.30 (18.99) 47.99 (18.96)
Vitality (n=2.532) 48.94 (18.86) 49.45 (19.19) 46.69 (19.55) 46.48 (20.27)
Social role functioning (n=2.551) 68.04 (26.58) 67.80 (27.34) 63.40 (28.65) 63.25 (28.93)
Emotional role functioning (n=2.513) 63.18 (28.02) 63.40 (29.64) 59.66 (30.06) 58.46 (30.04)
Mental health (n=2.529) 66.96 (19.00) 66.04 (19.81) 65.59 (19.80) 62.93 (20.49)
  1. ø=mean value, SD=standard deviation
  2. Minimal Clinically Important Difference (MCID): 3-5