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Table 2 Unadjusted mean change in HUI-2 utility score 3 years following fracture compared to pre-fracture level

From: Loss of health related quality of life following low-trauma fractures in the elderly

  Home care (HC) Long-term care (LTC) HC minus LTC
Mean change SD Mean change SD Difference P value
Hip −0.109* 0.209 −0.113* 0.146 0.004 0.679
Wrist −0.095* 0.183 −0.099* 0.146 0.004 0.783
Vertebral −0.104* 0.198 −0.114* 0.120 0.010 0.655
Humerus −0.133* 0.182 −0.097* 0.139 −0.036 0.078
Other −0.089* 0.184 −0.098* 0.140 0.009 0.343
Multiple −0.103* 0.190 −0.103* 0.148 0.000 1.000
  1. HC home care, LTC long-term care, HUI-2 Health Utility Index Version 2, SD Standard Deviation
  2. *All differences statistically different than zero, p < 0.001