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Table 5 Differences (∆) between high and low users of the multidisciplinary team observed for change in patient reported outcomes during follow-up periods

From: Involvement of the multidisciplinary team and outcomes in inpatient rehabilitation among patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease

Outcome High versus low use of health professionals
  Discharge 3 months 6 months
∆HAQ 0.09, p = 0.10 0.08, p = 0.13 0.03, p = 0.57
∆SF-36 PCS 0.3, p = 0.77 -2.4, p= 0.023 -0.2, p = 0.85
∆SF36 MCS -0.71, p = 0.62 0.60, p = 0.68 0.59, p = 0.69
∆Fatigue 1.3, p = 0.69 2.3, p = 0.49 0.2, p = 0.95
∆Pain 2.2, p = 0.48 5.9, p = 0.06 3.0, p = 0.34
∆Patient global 0.8, p = 0.79 6.6, p= 0.04 0.7, p = 0.85
∆SES pain 2.5, p = 0.26 0.4, p = 0.87 4.2, p = 0.07
∆SES symptoms -0.2, p = 0.91 -1.5, p = 0.44 0.6, p = 0.74
∆RADAI 0.33, p = 0.17 0.62, p= 0.012 0.17, p = 0.31
∆SF6D -0.011, p = 0.44 -0.015, p = 0.29 -0.005, p = 0.74
  1. Values are estimated marginal means with p-values, adjusted for age, gender, diagnosis, education, marital status, use of health professionals and baseline values
  2. Statistically significant differences in change scores are shown in bold types
  3. HAQ Health Assessment Questionnaire, SF-36 Short Form 36, PCS Physical component summary, MCS mental component summary, SES Self-Efficacy Scales, RADAI Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Index