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Table 1 Description sample and clusters

From: Is patient-grouping on basis of condition on admission indicative for discharge destination in geriatric stroke patients after rehabilitation in skilled nursing facilities? The results of a cluster analysis

Variable Total sample % Cluster 1 (poor) % Cluster 2 (good) % Significant difference between clusters
Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR)
n = 127 n = 52 n = 75
Berg Balance Scale (range 0–56) 31 (5, 46)   3 (0, 17)   44 (33, 50)   **
Functional Ambulation Categories (range 0–5) 3 (0, 4)   0 (0, 2)   4 (3, 4)   **
Barthel Index (range 0–20) 12 (6, 16)   5 (2, 9)   14 (13, 18)   **
Frenchay Arm Test (range 0–5) 4 (1, 5)   1 (0, 4)   5 (4, 5)   **
Charlson Index (range 0–27) 2 (1, 3)   3 (2, 3)   2 (1, 2)   **
Global Depression Scale (range 0–8) 1 (0, 3)   2 (1, 4)   1 (0, 2)   **
Neuropsychiatric Inventory: Nursing Home version (range 0–144) 0 (0, 5)   4 (0, 12)   0 (0, 2)   **
Gender: male   48   35   57 *
Localization of stroke on right   58   65   54  
Ischemic stroke   85   90   81  
First stroke   83   87   80  
Age (years) 80 (76, 85)   81 (76, 86)   79 (76, 85)   
  1. Cluster 2 n = 75 (59.1% of the patients).
  2. Cluster 1 n = 52 (40.9% of the patients).
  3. Asterisks indicate significant differences between groups Mann–Whitney-U Test and Chi-squared Test (**p < 0.01, *p < 0.05).
  4. Variables that best separate are at the top of the table and descending.