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Table 3 Medication Appropriateness Index (MAI) by study group

From: Effect of a care transition intervention by pharmacists: an RCT

  Enhanced Minimal Control P-values*
Summed MAI per Participant
Discharge 7.1 (±7.0) 8.0 (±8.4) 6.1 (±6.6) E + M vs. C: 0.03
30 days post-discharge 10.1 (±8.9) 11.7 (±11.2) 9.6 (±9.5) E vs. C: 0.78
M vs. C: 0.07
90 days post-discharge 11.6 (±10.5) 13.6 (±12.3) 11.1 (±11.3) E vs. C: 0.94
M vs. C: 0.02
MAI per Medication     
Discharge 0.52 (±0.53) 0.55 (±0.57) 0.51 (±0.54) E + M vs. C: 0.26
30 days post-discharge 0.62 (±0.50) 0.69 (±0.61) 0.65 (±0.57) E vs. C: 0.86
M vs. C: 0.70
90 days post-discharge 0.72 (±0.68) 0.80 (±0.65) 0.73 (±0.63) E vs. C: 0.84
     M vs. C: 0.33
  1. *E = enhanced, M = minimal and C = control groups.