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Table 2 Outcome measures

From: The design of the Dutch EASYcare study: a randomised controlled trial on the effectiveness of a problem-based community intervention model for frail elderly people [NCT00105378]

Variable     Instrument    
Background variable     
Secondary outcome      
Primary outcome    Measured at T 0 T 1 T 2
Functional performance (ADL/IADL) GARS-3 [27]
• Mobility Timed up and go test [44]
Health Related quality of life MOS-20 [26]
Mood Subscale mental health MOS-20
Well-being Cantril self-anchoring ladder [45]
     Dementia Quality of Life questionnaire [46]
     question general life satisfaction
Cognition MMSE [25]
Social functioning Loneliness scale de Jong-Gierveld [47]
Housing conditions/sort of residence Own questionnaire
Subjective treatment effects (participant, informal carer) Patient Enablement Instrument [48]
Burden informal carer Zarit Burden Interview [41]
  Questions taken from 'Zorgkompas Mantelzorger' [49]
Time spend on care (informal carer) Own questionnaire
Age (participant, informal carer) Own questionnaire
Sex (participant, informal carer) Own questionnaire
Socio-economic status Own questionnaire, classify using ISEI-92 [50]
• (Former) occupation Own questionnaire, classify using SBC-92 [50]
Nativity Own questionnaire
Co-morbidity Cumulative Illness Rating Scale-Geriatrics (CIRS-G) [51] from medical history in GP Information System
Use of home care Own questionnaire
  1. T0 is baseline measurement
  2. T1 is first follow up measurement, after 3 months
  3. T2 is second follow up measurement, after 6 months