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Table 2 Sample characteristics of HF incidents for patients hospitalized in Oslo between 2008 and 2013

From: Does rehabilitation setting influence risk of institutionalization? A register-based study of hip fracture patients in Oslo, Norway

  Place of residence at 6–12 months after index admission
  Home
(n = 440)
Nursing home
(n = 172)
  Mean or percent SD a Mean or percent SD a
Rehabilitation outside institution (vs. in institution) b 55.2 %   33.1 %  
Male (vs. female) 21.6 %   19.8 %  
Age (years) 81.0 (9.0) 86.0 (7.9)
One or more comorbidities (vs. none) 12.3 %   14.5 %  
HF diagnosis:
  Fracture of neck of femur 52.5 %   47.1 %  
  Pertrochanteric fracture 36.1 %   40.7 %  
  Subtrochanteric fracture 4.8 %   5.8 %  
  Other c 6.6 %   6.4 %  
P-ADL dependency: d
  Low dependency 21.4 %   9.9 %  
  High dependency 40.5 %   45.9 %  
  Not assessed 38.2 %   44.2 %  
I-ADL dependency: d
  Low dependency 8.4 %   2.9 %  
  High dependency 53.0 %   50.0 %  
  Not assessed 38.6 %   47.1 %  
Help with social participation: d
  Low dependency 30.0 %   15.1 %  
  High dependency 5.5 %   9.3 %  
  Not assessed 64.5 %   75.6 %  
Help with memory: d
  Low dependency 29.1 %   11.6 %  
  High dependency 6.8 %   19.2 %  
  Not assessed 64.1 %   69.2 %  
  LOS (days) e 11.2 (5.2) 12.0 (5.7)
  Healthcare use index score f 1.2 (0.6) 1.6 (0.9)
Education: g
  Primary education 35.0 %   32.6 %  
  Secondary education 49.1 %   49.4 %  
  Tertiary education 15.9 %   18.0 %  
Income (in NOK): h
  100,000-199,999 27.3 %   26.2 %  
  200,000-299,999 38.6 %   37.8 %  
  300,000-399,999 20.5 %   23.3 %  
  400,000+ 13.6 %   12.8 %  
Wealth (in NOK): h
  ≤ 0 0.2 %   0.6 %  
  1-199,999 15.7 %   16.9 %  
  200,000-499,999 17.5 %   19.8 %  
  500,000-999,999 31.4 %   23.3 %  
  1,000,000+ 35.2 %   39.5 %  
  1. Notes: aSD standard deviation; b within 30 days post-discharge; c Fracture of: shaft of femur, lower end of femur, multiple fractures of femur, other/unspecified parts of femur; d within 30 days after hospital discharge for HF; e of the index hospital episode; f measures change in the scope of municipal healthcare services received between the first five months post-discharge and the month prior to the index admission; g in the year of HF; h in the year prior to the HF