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Table 3 Difference between IPOS total and subscale scores for inpatient vs community at baseline

From: Validity and reliability of the English and translated Chinese versions of the Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale (IPOS) in Singapore

  Mean (SD) Difference in means p
Inpatient Community
English N = 63 N = 48   
Total 21.07 (10.43) 13.34 (10.21) 7.80 < 0.01
 Physical 10.76 (6.63) 6.09 (6.67) 4.61 < 0.01
 Social 6.84 (4.03) 4.51 (3.48) 2.33 < 0.01
 Communication and Practical Issues 3.48 (2.38) 2.74 (2.11) 0.74 0.05
Chinese N = 59 N = 50   
Total 17.57 (10.40) 10.69 (8.36) 6.90 < 0.01
 Physical 9.14 (7.15) 4.57 (5.45) 4.57 < 0.01
 Social 5.08 (3.28) 3.84 (3.23) 1.24 0.02
 Communication and Practical Issues 3.36 (2.26) 2.29 (1.97) 1.07 < 0.01