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Table 1 Measurements

From: Growing old at home – A randomized controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of preventive home visits to reduce nursing home admissions: study protocol [NCT00644826]

Points of measurement and outcome measures according to case report form
point of measurement outcome measures
Screening ▪ sociodemographic data
  ▪ ADL – Activities of Daily Living [13]
  ▪ document analysis
Baseline assessment ▪ EQ-5D [12]
  ▪ Chronic Disease Score [26]
  ▪ Number of falls during the last 12 months
  ▪ Questionnaire of Service Utilization and Costs [20-25]
  ▪ Barthel-Index [18]
  ▪ MMSE – Mini Mental State Examination [14]
  ▪ SoS – Social Situation [15]
  ▪ 5-item version of the Geriatric Depression Scale [16]
  ▪ IADL – Instrumental Activities of Daily Living [19]
Intervention assessment ▪ MNA – Mini Nutrition Assessment [27]
  ▪ Clock-Completion Test [30]
  ▪ Geriatric Screening AGAST [28]
  ▪ Geriatric Screening by Lachs [29]
Follow-up ▪ same as Baseline