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Table 3 Mean CTM-3 Scores by Baseline and Hospital Characteristics

From: The Care Transitions Measure-3 Is Only Weakly Associated with Post-discharge Outcomes: a Retrospective Cohort Study in 48,384 Albertans

 Mean (SD) score for all CTM-3 questions after assigning points to each response optionp valueProportion (count) who answered strongly agree to all CTM-3 questionsp value
Age
  -65 and older77.04 (16)0.015 for trend19.80 (1605)< 0.001 for trend
  -50 to 64 years78.93 (18) 25.42 (1382)
  -Younger than 50 years77.38 (19) 22.66 (1238)
Sex
  -Male78.43 (17)< 0.0122.75 (1883)0.13
  -Female77.13 (18) 21.82 (2341)
Residence
  -Rural78.02 (17)0.0421.99 (1630)0.5
  -Urban77.50 (18) 22.38 (2595)
Length of hospital stay
  -Greater than median76.98 (17)< 0.0120.99 (1928)< 0.001
  -Median or less78.38 (17) 23.39 (2297)
Charlson Comorbidity Index Score
  -077.97 (18)< 0.0122.66 (1877)0.02
  -1–277.92 (17) 22.83 (1280)
  -3 or more77.01 (17) 20.87 (1068)
LACE index score at time of discharge
  -Greater than median76.79 (17)< 0.012066 (1725)< 0.001
  -Median or less78.41 (17) 23.46 (2500)
1+ ED visits, prior 6 months
  -Yes77.47 (17)< 0.0122.04 (3418)0.13
  -No78.70 (17) 23.20 (807)
1+ hospitalizations, prior year
  Yes76.93 (18)< 0.0121.19 (1433)0.01
  No78.12 (17) 22.80 (2792)
Admitting service
  -Medicine76.80 (18)< 0.0120.44 (2389)< 0.001
  -Surgery79.13(17) 25.09 (1836)
Admission urgency for index hospitalization
  -Elective79.72 (17)< 0.0126.01 (1577)< 0.001
  -Urgent76.75 (18) 20.46 (2648)
Index hospital characteristics
  Large78.37 (18)< 0.0124.28 (845)0.01
  Medium76.52 (18) 20.65 (836)
  Small78.09 (17) 22.26 (2096)
  Teaching77.16(18) 21.80 (446)
Admitted to the intensive care unit during index hospitalization 0.50 0.20
  -Yes78.03 (18) 23.88 (282)
  -No77.68 (17) 22.12 (3943)