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Table 1 Characteristics of the three groups

From: Preventive home visits postpone mortality – a controlled trial with time-limited results

  Intervention group n = 196 Control group n = 346 Drop-out group n = 52 p-value
Women (%) 107 (54,6) 196 (56,5) 24 (46,2) 0,455
Mean age, year (± SD) 79,7 (± 3,91) 79,8 (± 4,30) 77,7 (± 2,95) 0,009
Proportion 75 – 80 years (%) 109 (55,6) 206 (59,5) 41 (78,8) 0,000
Cohabitants (%) 125 (63,8) 159 (45,8) no info 0,000
No hospital visit, 1999(%) 159 (81,1) 274 (79,2) 44 (84,6) 0,849