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Table 4 Outcomes analysis for home care referrals with diagnosis of diabetic foot ulcer

From: A large cluster randomized trial of outcome-based pathways to improve home-based wound care

Analysis Home care discharge
No. successful discharges/total no. patients (%)
aAdjusted hazard
ratio (95% CI)
p value
Primary analysis – ITT
 Control 4411/6066 (72.7) Reference  
 Intervention 4412/5997 (73.6) 1.05 (0.94–1.17) 0.39
Secondary analysis – PP
 Control 5495/7525 (73.0) Reference  
 Intervention 3328/4538 (73.3) 1.05 (0.94–1.16) 0.39
  1. aResults from a Cox proportional hazards model adjusted for age, sex, rural residence, neighborhood income quintile, and Charlson Comorbidity Score
  2. ITT intention-to-treat, PP per-protocol