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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of Participants

From: Feasibility and results of a randomised pilot-study of pre-discharge occupational therapy home visits

  Control Group (n = 5) Intervention Group (n = 5)
Age (years) 82.4 (7) 80.0 (7)
Gender: number of women (%) 3 (60%) 5 (100%)
Marital status: number of married (%) 1 (20%) 0 (0%)
Living situation: number living alone (%) 4 (80%) 4 (80%)
Length of Rehabilitation Stay in days (mean (SD)) 25.4 (15) 25 (18)
Length of Acute Hospital Stay (prior to Rehabilitation) in days (mean (SD)) 12.5 (5) 7 (3)
Home Ownership: number who owned their house (%) 4 (80%) 3 (60%)
Blaylock's Discharge Planning Risk Assessment Screen Score: score 0–40 10 (4) 9.8 (3)
Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire number of errors (mean (SD)) 1 (1) 0.8 (1)
Home Services: number receiving (%)   
   Cleaning 3 (60%) 1 (20%)
   Grocery Assistance 3 (60%) 0 (0%)
   Gardening/Outdoor maintenance 1 (20%) 0 (0%)
Reasons for admission: number (%)   
   Fall (without fracture) 3 (60%) 1 (10%)
   Joint Replacement 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
   Other 1 (20%) 0 (0%)