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Table 2 Primary and secondary outcomes

From: Admission rates in a general practitioner-based versus a hospital specialist based, hospital-at-home model: ACCESS, an open-labelled randomised clinical trial of effectiveness

Admission and death Community model (n = 67) Hospital model (n = 64) Effect size OR (95% CI) P value
Admission on inclusion day 10 (15%) 25 (39%) 3.7 (1.6–8.7) 0.003
Admission within 7 days 16(24%) 29 (45%) 2.7 (1.3–5.8) 0.01
Admission within 14 days 17 (25%) 30 (46%) 2.7 (1.3–5.7) 0.01
Admission within 21 days 19 (28%) 30 (48%) 2.4 (1.2–5.1) 0.02
Admission within 30 days 23 (31%) 33 (52%) 2.1 (1.0–4.3) 0.04
Admission within 90 days 33 (49%) 37 (58%) 1.4 (0.7–2.9) 0.30
Median admission day for patients admitted within 7 days (IQR) 1 (1–3) 0 (0–0)   0.001
Median days in hospital for patients admitted within 7 days 4 (3–8) 6 (1–10)   0.06
Median number of admissions within 90 days for admitted patients (IQR) 1 (1–2) 1 (1–2)   0.67
Median days in hospital with 90 days for admitted patients (IQR) 7 (4–11) 7 (3–13)   0.83
Death within 30 days 5 (7%) 7 (11%) 1.6 (0.4–5.9) 0.48
Death within 3 months 11 (16%) 12 (19%) 1.2 (0.5–3.1) 0.69
Change in performance (day 7)
Increased municipal care 20 (39%) 30 (57%) 1.9 (0.9–4.3) 0.11
    Coeficent (95% CI)  
Mean DEMMI change (95% CI)) 10 (2.6–17) 5 (−0.1–10) −0.5(−1.4–0.5) 0.3
Mean OMC change (95% CI)) 2.8 (− 0.1–5.7) 1.8 (− 0.8–4.4) −0.1 (− 0.9–0.7) 0.9
Mean CST change (95% CI) 0.4 (− 0.8–1.7) 0.2 (−  0.9–1.2) −0.3 (− 1.3–0.6) 0.5
Mean GST change (95% CI) 0.1 (−3.4–3.5) 3.0 (− 0.5–6.5) −0.3 (− 1.0–0.5) 0.4
Mean EQD5 change (95% CI) 0.1 (0.0–0.1) 0.1 (0.0–0.1) −0.1 (− 0.8–0.6) 0.7
  1. DEMMI de Morton Mobility Index, OMC orientation-memory concentration test, CST 30-s. chair stand test GST Grip strength test