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Table 3 Three month outcomes for intervention and control participants

From: Medication coaching program for patients with minor stroke or TIA: A pilot study

Characteristics Overall (n = 26) Intervention Arm (n = 16) Control Arm (n = 10) p-value**
Has method for tracking medications, N (%) 18 (69.2) 11 (68.8) 7 (70.0) 1.000
Understand how to take medications, N (%) 26 (100.0) 16 (100.0) 10 (100.0) N/A
Understand why taking medications, N (%) 26 (100.0) 16 (100.0) 10 (100.0) N/A
Understand side effects, N (%) 16 (61.5) 10 (62.5) 6 (60.0) 1.000
Know who to call if run out of meds, N (%) 26 (100.0) 16 (100.0) 10 (100.0) N/A
Know what to expect with your health/illness in the future, N (%) 19 (73.1) 12 (75.0) 7 (70.0) 1.000
Know what to do if problems/symptoms continued or worsened, N (%) 22 (88.0) 15 (93.8) 7 (77.8) 0.530
Appointment with PCP since stroke, N (%) 21 (80.8) 15 (93.8) 6 (60.0) 0.055
PHQ-8 at 3 months, median (IQR) 8 (3.0-13.0) 5.50 (0.5-10.5) 10.5 (7.0-21.0) 0.080
EQ5D at 3 months, median (IQR) 0.8 (0.64-0.87) 0.80 (0.69-0.94) 0.68 (0.59-0.87) 0.326
Modified Rankin score, median (IQR) 2.0 (1.0-3.0) 1.50 (1.0-3.0) 2.50 (1.0-3.0) 0.531
CTM-3, median (IQR) 83.3 (77.8-100.0) 77.8 (72.2-100.0) 88.9 (77.8-100.0) 0.640
Re-hospitalization, N (%) 1 (4.2) 0 (0) 1 (10.0) 0.333
ED visit, N (%) 2 (8.7) 2 (12.5) 0 (0) 1.000
  1. ** Wilcoxon rank-sum test for continuous variables; Fisher’s exact test for categorical variables.
  2. PCP = Primary care provider; PHQ-8 = Patient Health Questionnaire-8; IQR = Interquartile range; EQ5D = EuroQOL-5-D; CTM-3 = Care Transition Measure-3; ED = Emergency Department.