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Table 3 Illustration of statistically significant differences between PDC and UC groups

From: A controlled trial of Partners in Dementia Care: veteran outcomes after six and twelve months

Six-month outcomes with significant change Baseline mean Six-month mean Mean change % Change
Unmet need–high baseline personal care dependencies     
• UC group 8.7 8.3 −0.4 −4.6%
• PDC group 8.1 6.3 −1.8 −22.2%
Unmet need–high baseline cognitive impairment     
• UC group 5.1 4.7 −0.4 −7.8%
• PDC group 5.9 3.3 −2.6 −44.1%
Embarrassment–all veterans     
• UC group 0.9 0.9 0 0%
• PDC group 1.0 0.8 −0.2 −20.0%
Relationship strain–high baseline personal care dependencies     
• UC group 0.4 0.3 −0.1 −25.0%
• PDC group 0.5 0.1 −0.4 −80.0%
Depression–high baseline cognitive impairment     
• UC group 1.6 2.4 0.8 +50.0%
• PDC group 2.6 1.8 −0.8 −30.1%
Twelve-month outcomes with significant change Six-month mean Twelve-month mean Mean change % Change
Unmet need–high six-month personal care dependencies     
• UC group 9.5 9.8 0.3 +3.2%
• PDC group 9.1 3.2 −5.9 −64.8%
Embarrassment–low six-month T2 cognitive impairment     
• UC group 0.9 0.8 −0.1 −11.0%
• PDC group 0.8 0.9 0.1 +12.5%
Embarrassment–high six-month T2 cognitive impairment     
• UC group 1.0 0.9 −0.1 −10.0%
• PDC group 0.8 0.7 −0.1 −12.5%
  1. PDC, Partners in Dementia Care; UC, usual care.