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Table 1 Characteristics of patients from the randomised controlled trial who were and were not included in the recall bias analyses

From: Empirical evidence of recall bias for primary health care visits

  Patients who were included in the recall bias sample (n = 751) Patients who were not included in the recall bias sample (n = 245)
Age, mean (SD) 73.8 (12.5) 76.4 (13.4)*
Gender, n male (%) 224 (33) 115 (47)*
Diagnosis category, n orthopaedic (%) 464 (62) 102 (42)*
Charlson comorbidity index, mean (SD) 0.91 (1.3) 1.38 (1.6)*
Intervention group of the randomized controlled trial, n (%) 371 (49) 125 (51)
Rehabilitation length of stay, mean days (SD) 21.1 (16.9) 25.4 (21.0)*
Therapy per week during rehabilitation admission, mean (SD) 488.3 (171.6) 438.8 (181.4)*
Functional independence (FIM) on admission, mean (SD) 86.2 (17.5) 76.6 (23.1)*
Functional independence (FIM) on discharge, mean (SD) 107.9 (14.3) 94.6 (27.5)*
Health-related quality of life EQ-5D utility index on admission, mean (SD) 0.34 (0.35) (n = 721) 0.37 (0.36) (n = 222)
Health-related quality of life EQ-5D utility index on discharge, mean (SD) 0.65 (0.26) (n = 699) 0.63 (0.29) (n = 205)
Living independently in the community prior to admission, n (%) 713 (97) (n = 737) 218 (93) (n = 235)*
Living independently in the community following discharge, n (%) 616 (86) (n = 720) 200 (92) (n = 221)
  1. * = p < 0.05