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Table 2 Effects of coordinating interventions on binary and continuous outcome measures

From: The effectiveness of community-based coordinating interventions in dementia care: a meta-analysis and subgroup analysis of intervention components

Outcome Measure Number of trials included Follow-up time point range Odds Ratio 95% CI I2 P Value
Patient Hospitalisation 6 12–18 months 0.89 0.64 to 1.25 0% 0.50
Patient Institutionalisation 9 10–12 months 0.60 0.32 to 1.11 48% 0.10
Patient Mortality 9 6–12 months 0.97 0.81 to 1.16 0% 0.73
Outcome Measure Number of trials included   Standardised Mean Difference 95% CI I2 P Value
Patient Quality of Life 3 12 months 0.09 −0.09 to 0.27 0% 0.35
Patient Cognition 4 12 months −0.09 −0.29 to 0.11 0% 0.40
Patient Function 3 6 months −0.08 −0.30 to 0.14 0% 0.46
Caregiver Burden 5 6–18 months −0.54 −1.01 to −0.07 92% 0.02
Caregiver Mood 6 6–18 months −0.04 −0.10 to 0.01 0% 0.10
Caregiver Quality of Life 4 9–12 months 0.45 −0.03 to 0.94 89% 0.07
Social Support 3 12 months 0.38 −0.08 to 0.84 81% 0.10
Outcome Measure Number of trials included   Mean Difference 95% CI I2 P Value
Patient Behaviour 4 12 months −9.52 −18.05 to −1.00 88% 0.03
Patient Depression 3 9–12 months 0.60 −1.08 to 2.27 66% 0.48
  1. CI Confidence intervals, I 2 I squared statistic, MD Mean difference, SMD Standardised mean difference