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Table 3 Sample description [n, mean and SD]: Usability in My Home, participation and EQ-5D at baseline (T1)

From: Effects of applying a standardized assessment and evaluation protocol in housing adaptation implementation – results from a quasi-experimental study

  Control Intervention
Instrument / Variable n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD)
Usability in My Home
 Use the toilet 127 3.90 1.52 109 3.89 1.42
 Personal hygiene 127 3.83 1.37 109 3.64 1.62
 Prepare meals 105 3.93 1.07 84 3.94 1.15
 Prepare snacks 112 4.21 1.00 94 4.11 0.80
 Move around with or without mobility device 115 3.67 1.56 101 3.65 1.41
 Use a wheelchair 22 3.55 1.98 41 3.07 1.38
 Wash by hand 41 3.85 1.10 44 3.50 1.39
 Use the washing machine 67 4.01 1.12 62 3.77 1.50
 Light cleaning 70 3.66 1.28 66 3.62 1.14
 Vacuum/clean the floors 41 3.41 1.80 39 3.28 2.00
 Manage garbage 72 3.53 1.69 62 3.34 1.68
 Enter/leave the home 123 3.22 1.94 104 2.99 1.82
 Pick up the mail 90 4.03 1.25 81 3.65 1.36
 Engaging in hobbies/leisure at home 69 4.03 1.10 76 3.74 1.35
 Work/study at home 6 3.50 1.58 24 3.63 1.40
 Socialize/care for family/friends 110 4.14 1.01 102 4.06 0.78
 Contact others by phone/computer 122 4.16 1.10 104 4.29 0.78
 Use TV/radio 124 4.21 1.00 107 4.47 0.59
Participation frequency
 In the home 129 4.35 0.66 109 4.07 1.06
 Helping others 128 1.80 1.59 98 1.71 1.33
 Outside the home with others 128 3.00 1.86 108 2.81 1.43
 Outside the home alone 127 2.97 2.60 106 2.48 2.04
Participation satisfaction
 In the home 128 4.07 1.33 109 4.06 0.96
 Helping others 124 3.09 1.87 94 3.05 1.39
 Outside the home with others 128 3.37 1.89 107 3.49 1.28
 Outside the home alone 125 3.28 1.90 103 2.99 1.29
EQ-5D
 Mobility 128 2.59 1.38 109 3.37 1.19
 Self-care 129 2.20 1.26 109 2.34 1.33
 Usual activities 128 2.81 1.82 108 3.02 1.63
 Pain/discomfort 128 2.72 1.36 108 3.08 0.84
 Anxiety/depression 128 1.91 1.15 109 1.93 0.82