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Table 4 Changes in the MCID for functional outcome measures during TCP

From: Using comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults undertaking a facility-based transition care program to evaluate functional outcomes: a feasibility study

Domains Outcome MCID Change observed
Physical Modified Barthel Index 1.85 points [54] 5.0 pointsa
de Morton Mobility Index 12.0 points [39] 14.5 pointsa
Timed Up and Go 3.4s [55] 3.28 s
10m Walk Test 0.14 m/s [56] 0.12 m/s
Social Lawton scale 0.5 points [57] -7.0 pointsa
EQ-5D-5L index value 0.06–0.16 [58] 0.01
EQ-5D-5L health state score 8–11 points [58] 19 pointsa
Emotional Patient Health Questionnaire-9 5 points [59] 1.8 points
Geriatric Depression Scale 2 points [60] 2.5 pointsa
Cognitive Mini Mental State Examination 1.6–2.0 points [61] 1.0 point
Montreal Cognitive Assessment 1.22–2.0 points [62, 63] 1.50 pointsa
  1. MCID Minimal clinically significant difference, EQ-5D-5L Five-level version of EuroQOL five-dimensional health-related quality of life [39, 54,55,56,57,58,59,60,61,62,63],  = MCID reported in reference population
  2. aClinically significant change