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Table 2 Patient characteristics and resource utilizationa

From: Fidelity of implementation: development and testing of a measure

Patient characteristics Facility A
(N = 189)
Facility B
(N = 44)
Facility C
(N = 82)
Facility D
(N = 142)
p value
Age 65.1 (10.1) 68.2 (10.2) 65.8 (10.6) 64.9 (11.3) .3661
Other race besides white, frequency (%) 19 (12%) 3 (8%) 9 (14%) 83 (66%) < .0001*
Comorbidities 3.7 (1.9) 3.3 (1.4) 3.3 (1.9) 2.1 (1.8) < .0001*
Baseline patient resource utilization    
All-cause hospital admissions 1.2 (1.5) 0.5 (0.8) 1.4 (1.8) 0.9 (1.2) .0011*
CHF hospital admissions 0.3 (0.6) 0.2 (0.5) 0.4 (0.8) 0.2 (0.6) .1367
All-cause hospital days of care 6.8 (11.1) 4.7 (8.6) 8.3 (13.5) 4.5 (8.2) .0408*
CHF hospital days of care 2.2 (7.8) 0.9 (2.6) 1.8 (4.1) 1.2 (4.1) .4424
Year 1 inpatient resource utilization    
All-cause hospital admissions 0.9 (1.4) 0.8 (1.4) 0.5 (0.8) 0.5 (1.1) .0080*
CHF hospital admissions 0.2 (0.5) 0.2 (0.8) 0.04 (0.2) 0.1 (0.4) .0977
All-cause hospital days of care 5.4 (10.9) 3.8 (8.2) 2.1 (5.3) 2.6 (7.3) .0087*
CHF hospital days of care 1.2 (4.2) 1.2 (5.4) 0.1 (1.6) 0.4 (0.8) .0275*
Year 1 mortality      
Mortality, frequency (%) 18 (10%) 5 (11%) 11 (8%) 6 (7%) .8240
  1. aData are presented as mean (SD) unless otherwise specified.
  2. * p < .05.
  3. CHF = chronic heart failure.