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Table 2 Parameter estimates for percentage of clients with pain, falls, delirium, hospital visits, and pressure ulcer

From: Data for Improvement and Clinical Excellence: a report of an interrupted time series trial of feedback in home care

  Coefficient estimate Standard error t-statistic p value
Pain score
b 0 30.69 2.72 11.27 <0.01
b 1 0.01 0.70 0.01 0.99
b 2 14.80 2.91 5.08 <0.01
b 3 −0.89 0.77 −1.16 0.26
b 4 −0.87 3.22 −0.27 0.79
b 5 1.49 0.77 1.93 0.07
Falls
b 0 29.70 3.77 7.87 <0.01
b 1 −0.01 0.97 −0.01 0.99
b 2 9.35 4.03 2.32 0.03
b 3 −0.93 1.07 −0.87 0.40
b 4 −3.79 4.46 −0.85 0.41
b 5 3.03 1.07 2.84 0.01
Delirium
b 0 13.77 1.94 7.10 <0.01
b 1 −0.60 0.50 −1.20 0.25
b 2 −0.93 2.07 −0.45 0.66
b 3 0.25 0.55 0.46 0.65
b 4 −2.12 2.29 −0.92 0.37
b 5 1.45 0.55 2.65 0.02
Hospital visit
b 0 55.41 4.59 12.08 <0.01
b 1 −1.59 1.18 −1.35 0.20
b 2 9.00 4.90 1.83 0.09
b 3 0.39 1.30 0.30 0.77
b 4 −8.92 5.42 −1.65 0.12
b 5 3.97 1.30 3.06 0.01
Pressure ulcer
b 0 0.52 1.42 0.37 0.72
b 1 0.33 0.36 0.91 0.38
b 2 −0.52 1.52 −0.34 0.74
b 3 −0.26 0.40 −0.64 0.53
b 4 0.30 1.68 0.18 0.86
b 5 −0.16 0.36 −0.43 0.67
  1. b 0 percentage of clients with the quality indicator (health outcome) at baseline, b 1 trend of quality indicator prior to the feedback report (baseline trend), b 2 change in level of quality indicator immediately after the first feedback report, b 3 change in trend of quality indicator after the feedback report distribution; b 4 change in level of quality indicator immediately after the last feedback report, b 5 change in trend of quality indicator after the end of the feedback report distribution.