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Table 5 Adjusted mean differences in HOOS and KOOS assessment (short version) at baseline and follow-up

From: Changes in health-related quality of life before and after a 12-month enhanced primary care model among chronically ill primary care patients in Australia

Variables Baseline Mean (SD) Follow-up
Mean (SD)
Adjusted mean differencea
(95% CI)
P value
KOOS scales (N = 55)b
 KOOS pain score 65.0 (21.7) 76.2 (22.0) 10.6 (3.1, 18.2) 0.05
 KOOS function score 62.5 (24.8) 69.8 (25.7) 6.5 (−1.6, 14.6) 0.114
 KOOS symptom score 63.1 (17.8) 70.7 (18.7) 7.2 (1.2, 13.1) 0.019
 KOOS stiffness score 61.8 (27.9) 68.2 (26.1) 7.0 (−1.1, 15.1) 0.090
HOOS scales (N = 30)c
 HOOS pain score 65.0 (23.1) 77.5 (25.1) 11.6 (3.2, 20.0) 0.008
 HOOS function score 71.7 (17.8) 81.2 (20.4) 8.6 (1.1, 16.1) 0.026
 HOOS symptom score 67.6 (16.6) 78.5 (19.6) 10.3 (3.7, 16.8) 0.003
  1. aAdjusted for age, gender, diagnosis of chronic conditions, number of co-existing conditions, private insurance status (PHI), and number of scheduled consultations
  2. b24 out of 55 (44%) patients had adjusted mean differences ≥ MCID for KOOS at follow-up
  3. c15 out of 30 (50%) patients had adjusted mean differences ≥ MCID for HOOS at follow-up