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Table 1 Patient characteristics and Functional Independence Measure Score (FIMS) by institution

From: In patient stroke rehabilitation efficiency: Influence of organization of service delivery and staff numbers

Median (25–75percentile)   A B C All
Age (Years)   76 (68–81) (n = 390) 75 (68–82) (n = 600) 75 (68–81) (n = 1220) 75 (68–81) (n = 2210)
Duration of stay (days)   22 (15–32) (n = 390) 25 (17–36) (n = 601) 26 (15–39) (n = 1220) 25 (16–37)* (n = 2211)
Admission FIM score (Total)   71 (42–89) (n = 390) 56 (30–80) (n = 601) 66 (42–81) (n = 1006) 64 (39–86)* (n = 1997)
   (Motor)   45 (24–59) (n = 390) 32 (16–50) (n = 601) 43 (25–58) (n = 1007) 40 (22–56)* (n = 1998)
   (Cognitive)   25 (16–33) (n = 390) 22 (11–33) (n = 601) 23 (14–29) (n = 1037) 23 (14–31)* (n = 2064)
Discharge FIM score (Total)   91 (57–108) (n = 390) 72 (36–100) (n = 601) 84 (57–105) (n = 1083) 83 (51–105)* (n = 2074)
   (Motor)   62 (38–75) (n = 390) 46 (20–68) (n = 601) 59 (38–75) (n = 1160) 57 (31–74)* (n = 2151)
   (Cognitive)   29 (19–35) (n = 390) 25 (13–35) (n = 601) 25 (17–31) (n = 1005) 26 (16–33)* (n = 1996)
FIM efficiency gain (Total)   0.64 (0.27–1.07) (n = 390) 0.31 (0–0.72) (n = 601) 0.5 (0.21–0.89) (n = 1004) 0.48 (0.15–0.89) (n = 1995)
   (Motor)   0.57 (0.21–0.95) (n = 390) 0.26 (0–0.61) (n = 601) 0.44 (0.17–0.78) (n = 1073) 0.42 (0.11–0.79)* (n = 2064)
   (Cognitive)   0 (0–0.15) (n = 390) 0 (0–0.03) (n = 601) 0.04 (0–0.12) (n = 1073) 0.01 (0–0.11) (n = 2064)
No (%)      
Sex M 206 (52.8%) 364 (60.6%) 627 (51.4%)+  
  F 184 (47.2%) 237 (39.4%) 593 (48.6%)  
Preadmission Living arrangement Home 355 (91.0%) 477 (79.4%) 1107 (90.9%)+  
  Institution 35 (9.0%) 124 (20.6%) 111 (9.1%)  
Preadmission carer support – alone   50 (12.8%) 93 (15.5%) 189 (15.6%)+  
Preadmission carer support – Family   280 (71.8%) 359 (59.7%) 895 (73.7%)  
Preadmission carer support – Paid help   26 (6.7%) 26 (4.3%) 21 (1.7%)  
Discharge living Arrangement Home 237 (60.8%) 282 (46.9%) 545 (50.2%)+  
  Institution 153 (39.2%) 319 (53.1%) 531 (49.4%)  
Discharge carer support – alone   9 (2.3%) 14 (2.3%) 41 (3.8%)  
Discharge carer support – Family   189 (48.5%) 249 (41.4%) 496 (46.3%)  
Discharge carer support – Paid help   40 (10.3%) 20 (3.3%) 5 (0.5%)  
  1. Chi Square test between institutions: +P < 0.001
  2. Kruskal-Wallis test between institutions: *P < 0.001