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Table 3 Significance of associations between ASCOT items and other scales or items

From: Dutch translation and cross-cultural validation of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT)

ASCOT item Control over daily life Personal cleanliness and comfort Food and drink Personal safety
Response level 4 (high-level needs) 3 (some needs) 2 (no needs) 1 (ideal state)   4 (high-level needs) 3 (some needs) 2 (no needs) 1 (ideal state)   4 (high-level needs) 3 (some needs) 2 (no needs) 1 (ideal state)   4 (high-level needs) 3 (some needs) 2 (no needs) 1 (ideal state)  
N N = 8 N = 27 N = 85 N = 67   N = 3 N = 5 N = 55 N = 125   N = 0 N = 11 N = 30 N = 146   N = 3 N = 11 N = 69 N = 106  
Partner status, % no partner                 100% 64% 84% 76% NS
Living alone, %                 100% 64% 73% 66% NS
Self-perceived QoL, % (very) good/excellent 14% 27% 57% 69% *** 0% 0% 38% 65% *** - 18% 47% 60% ** 0% 9% 59% 59% ***
HR-QoL (EQ-5D), mean (sd) 0.18 (0.40) 0.35 (0.33) 0.63 (0.24) 0.70 (0.27) *** 0.48 (0.30) 0.06 (0.38) 0.55 (0.30) 0.64 (0.28) *** - 0.27 (0.34) 0.61 (0.26) 0.61 (0.30) *** 0.42 (0.14) 0.49 (0.28) 0.60 (0.29) 0.61 (0.32) NS
Getting around outdoors, %independent 0% 22% 47% 70% ***                
Using the toilet, %independent 75% 96% 99% 99% **                
Bathing, %independent 25% 56% 78% 97% *** 33% 40% 75% 84% **           
Dressing, %independent 38% 74% 87% 97% *** 100% 40% 84% 90% **           
Eating, %independent 88% 96% 99% 100% *       - 91% 100% 99% NS      
Paperwork/finances, %independent 13% 59% 77% 91% ***                
Grocery shopping, %independent 0% 30% 51% 70% ***                
Preparing meals, %independent 14% 46% 64% 77% ***       - 40% 59% 61% NS      
ASCOT item Social participation and involvement Occupation Accommodation cleanliness and comfort Dignity
Response level 4 (high-level needs) 3 (some needs) 2 (no needs) 1 (ideal state)   4 (high-level needs) 3 (some needs) 2 (no needs) 1 (ideal state)   4 (high-level needs) 3 (some needs) 2 (no needs) 1 (ideal state)   4 (high-level needs) 3 (some needs) 2 (no needs) 1 (ideal state)  
N N = 17 N = 34 N = 85 N = 52   N = 6 N = 40 N = 66 N = 75   N = 4 N = 11 N = 89 N = 62   N = 0 N = 15 N = 93 N = 57  
Partner status, % no partner 77% 71% 78% 85% NS                
Living alone, % 53% 65% 67% 79% NS                
Self-perceived QoL, % (very) good/excellent 19% 42% 64% 62% *** 0% 31% 58% 69% *** 0% 25% 43% 64% *** - 33% 64% 54% NS
HR-QoL (EQ-5D), mean (sd) 0.47 (0.41) 0.51 (0.30) 0.59 (0.30) 0.71 (0.25) *** 0.12 (0.39) 0.46 (0.28) 0.59 (0.30) 0.70 (0.25) *** 0.61 (0.25) 0.29 (0.41) 0.54 (0.30) 0.64 (0.29) *** - 0.43 (0.35) 0.59 (0.31) 0.63 (0.27) *
  1. ***significant at 1% level, **significant at 5% level, *significant at 10% level, NS not significant
  2. Different from Malley et al. Empty cells indicate that was no hypothesis for the association between these measures, this association was not assessed.