Table 4

Secondary measures: FIM+FAM and HADS intake and change scores (follow up minus intake) and comparison of change scores between groups

Intake scoresChange scores
Scale (Nos for two groups)OutreachInfoOutreachInfop Value†
**p<0.025.
†Probability levels for group comparisons (two tailed Mann Whitney U tests
(I) FIM+FAM:
    Total score% (n) improving85.4% (41)88.9% (40)
    (48 O/R, 45 info)Median (range)28.4 (6.9 to 34.2)29.3 (12.0 to 33.7)2.8 (−2.1 to 19.1)2.5 (−1.9 to 18.9)NS
    Max gain indexMode2.50.5
    (48 O/R, 45 info)Median (range)1.6 (0.0 to 5.0)1.2 (−0.6 to 3.0)**
Subscales
    Personal care% (n) improving45.8% (22)31.1% (14)
    (48 O/R, 45 info)Median (range)0.1 (0 to 1.8)7.0 (2.4 to 7.0)0.0 (−0.7 to 3.0)0.0 (−1.0 to 1.4)0.06
    Mobility% (n) improving50% (24)48.9% (22)
    (48 O/R, 45 info)Median (range)6.4 (1.4 to 7.0)6.6 (1.0 to 7.0)0.1 (−1.3 to 2.6)0.0 (−0.9 to 2.1)NS
    Cognitive% (n) improving78.3% (36)68.3% (28)
    (O/R, 41 info)Median (range)4.6 (1.2 to 7.0)5.4 (3.0 to 7.0)1.1 (−0.6 to 5.0)0.6 (−1.2 to 3.0)0.09
    Communication% (n) improving66.7% (28)67.5% (27)
    (O/R, 40 info)Median (range)6.0 (2.4 to 7.0)6.1 (2.4 to 7.0)0.4 (−1.2 to 4.2)0.5 (−0.6 to 1.8)NS
    Psychological% (n) improving79.2% (38)88.4% (38)
    (O/R, 43 info)Median (range)4.6 (1.3 to 6.8)4.8 (2.8 to 6.3)1.0 (−0.3 to 4.8)0.8 (0.0 to 2.8)NS
(II) HADS:
    Anxiety% (n) improving50.0% (10)34.6% (9)
    (20 O/R, 26 info)Mean (sd)8.7 (4.1)8.3 (4.8)0.5 (4.1)−0.6 (3.8)NS
    Depression% (n) improving50% (24)53.8% (14)
    (20 O/R, 26 info)Mean (sd)7.7 (4.2)8.5 (5.0)0.0 (4.2)0.4 (4.0)NS