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Table 2 Measures used in the trial

From: Comprehensive geriatric assessment, multifactorial interventions and nurse-led care coordination to prevent functional decline in community-dwelling older persons: protocol of a cluster randomized trial

Measures Baseline 6 m 12 m 18 m 24 m
Intervention group      
Self-reporting measures      
Physical function Katz-15 index [33] x x x x x
Health-related quality of life (EQ-6D) [34] x x x x x
Psychological and social functioning (subscale Rand 36) [35] x x x x x
Healthcare utilization [36] x x x x x
Incidence of falls within 12 months x x x x x
Evaluation of burden of caregivers (CarerQol) [37] x x x x x
Mortality rate (GP registration) x x x x x
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment x     
Physical examination      
BMI (kg/m2) x   x   
Blood pressure (mmHg) x   x   
Pulse (beats/min) x   x   
Grip strength (kg) x   x   
Walking speed (m/s) x   x   
Process evaluation      
Patient interviews    x   
Registred nurse interviews    x   
Interviews general practitioners    x   
Control group      
Self-reporting measures      
Physical function (modified Katz ADL index score) [31, 32] x x x x x
Health-related quality of life (EQ-6D) [34] x x x x x
Psychological and social functioning (subscale Rand 36) [35] x x x x x
Healthcare utilization [36] x x x x x
Incidence of falls within 12 months x x x x x
Evaluation of burden of caregivers (CarerQol) [37] x x x x x
Mortality rate (GP registration) x x x x x
Physical examination (aselect sample)      
BMI (kg/m2) x   x   
Blood pressure (mmHg) x   x   
Pulse (beats/min) x   x   
Grip strength (kg) x   x   
Walking speed (m/s) x   x   
BMI (kg/m2) x   x