Table 4

 Bonferroni post hoc tests comparing differences in change scores between the three dependency groups

ParameterGroup comparisonMean difference (SE)95% CIp Value*
NPCNA: estimated cost of care (£/week)Medium v low−£211 (85)−416 to −7.00.04
High v medium−£316 (80)−510 to −122<0.001
NPDSMedium v low−6.4 (1.1)−9.2 to −3.6<0.001
High v medium−8.0 (1.1)−10.6 to −5.4<0.001
FIM totalMedium v low14.1 (2.2)8.7 to 19.6<0.001
High v medium0.3 (1.9)−5.4 to 4.81.000
FIM motorMedium v low12.6 (1.9)7.8 to 17.2<0.001
High v medium1.6 (1.8)−5.6 to 2.81.000
FIM cognitiveMedium v low1.3 (0.73)−0.4 to 3.10.19
High v medium1.5 (0.70)−4.6 to 1.00.10
Barthel IndexMedium v low3.3 (0.5)2.1 to 4.5<0.001
High v medium0.6 (0.5)−1.7 to 0.610.74