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Table 2 Intervention group (n = 167) and control group (n = 198) analyses before and after intervention

From: Evaluation of person-centeredness in nursing homes after a palliative care intervention: pre- and post-test experimental design

Scale and subscale Intervention group Baseline Median (Q1-Q3) Intervention group Follow-up Median (Q1-Q3) Significance p-value2 Control group Baseline Median (Q1-Q3) Control group Follow-up Median (Q1-Q3) Significance p-value2
P-CAT 3
Total (13–65) 45.0 (41.0–48.0) 45.0 (42.0–48.0) 0.715 44.0 (41.0–48.0) 44.0 (41.0–48.0) 0.601
Extent of personalizing care(8–401) 34. 0 (32.0–38.0) 34.0 (32.0–37.0) 0.837 33.0 (31.0–36.0) 34.0 (31.0–36.0) 0.417
Amount of organizational and environmental support(5–251) 11.0 (7.0–14.0) 11.0 (8.0–14.0) 0. 479 11.0 (8.0–15.0) 11.0 (8.0–15.0) 0.237
PCQ-S 4
Total (14–84) 77.0 (68.0–82.0) 77.0 (68.0–81.0) 0.685 71.0 (61.0–80.0) 74.0 (67.0–79.0) 0.451
Safety(5–301) 28.0 (25.0–30.0) 27.0 (25.0–30.0) 0.942 27.0 (25.0–29.0) 27.0 (24.0–29.0) 0.693
Everydayness(5–301) 26.0 (22.0–29.0) 25.0 (22.0–29.0) 0.494 24.0 (21.0–28.0) 25.0 (21.0–28.0) 0.374
Community(4–241) 23.0 (21.0–24.0) 23.0 (20.0–24.0) 0.280 22.0 (22.0–24.0) 22.0 (21.0–24.0) 0.051
  1. 1Underlined score is the most favourable score. 2 Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test. Q1 = first quartile; Q3 = third quartile. Significant values are bold. 3Missing n = 10 in intervention group and n = 17 in control group. 4Missing n = 22 in intervention group and n = 33 in control group