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Table 6 Outcomes analysis for home care referrals with diagnosis of pilonidal sinus

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 891/979 (91.0) Reference  
 Intervention 868/975 (89.0) 0.96 (0.82–1.12) 0.58
Secondary analysis – PP
 Control 981/1092 (89.9) Reference  
 Intervention 778/862 (90.3) 0.95 (0.80–1.11) 0.50
  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