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Table 2 Observed Differences in Scores between Week 1 and Final Week compared with Likert scores

From: Validation of an individualised quality of life measure in older day hospital patients

Change scores (SD)
Domain Worse/Much worse (n = 1) A little worse (n = 3) No change (n = 24) A little better (n = 18) Better/Much better (n = 17) Spearmans rho
FLP physical -28 -0.7 (1.1) 10.6 (53.2) -4.5 (45.2) -27.7 (49.1) -0.267*
FLP psychological 7 33.0 (109.1) 12.4 (80.6) -43.7 (75.4) -15.7 (74.9) -0.195
FLP total -54 30.0 (105.5) 29.5 (124.2) -32.4 (103.8) -43.2 (95.5) -0.262*
Barthel - 0.67 (0.58) 0.24 (0.66) 0.29 (0.73) 0.67 (0.98) 0.098
PGI 0 5.0 (46.3) -0.6 (30.6) -9.4 (44.0) 13.1 (41.5) 0.141
PGI with original domains 0 -11.0 (39.7) -7.8 (42.0) -1.7 (35.6) 9.4 (37.6) 0.191
  1. FLP: Functional Limitations Profile
  2. PGI: Patient Generated Index
  3. * P < 0.05