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Table 2 Utility scores over the six month follow up

From: Quality of life of older frail persons receiving a post-discharge program

  Initial End of TCP Three months Six months GEE effect × time Total QALYs Incremental QALYs*
N 349 317 302 314   346 346
EQ-5D 0.55 (0.20) 0.70 (0.20) 0.60 (0.25) 0.60 (0.28) 0.006 (−.040, 0.053) 0.28 (0.10) 0.0021 (0.0469)
N 343 318 311 312   339 339
ICECAP-O 0.75 (0.16) 0.83 (0.16) 0.83 (0.23) 0.84 (0.25) 0.027 (0.009, 0.045) 0.38 (0.08) 0.0087 (0.0315)
  1. Notes: TCP = transition care program; GEE = generalized estimating equation QALY = quality adjusted life year; Bold = significant result.
  2. * calculated as area under the curve adjusted from baseline.