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Table 3 Comparison of instruction-related items and home environment between early rehospitalization group and control group

From: Early rehospitalization after initial chronic kidney disease educational hospitalization relates with a multidisciplinary medical team

Variable Early rehospitalization group
(n = 22)
Control group
(n = 115)
p value
Instruction by pharmacists n, (%) 9 (40.9) 70 (64.2) 0.0415
No. of instruction by pharmacists 1.9 ± 3.3 1.3 ± 1.6 0.2601
Instruction by dietitians n, (%) 12 (54.6) 72 (66.1) 0.3046
No. of instruction by dietitians 1.0 ± 1.5 0.7 ± 0.6 0.1015
Instruction by physicians n, (%) 21 (95.5) 108 (99.1) 0.2055
Instruction by physicians, pharmacists, and dietitians n, (%) 5 (22.7) 55 (50.5) 0.0172
Subjects who were instructed n, (%)    
Patients only 16 (72.7) 52 (47.3) 0.0845
Patients and key specialist 6 (27.3) 52 (47.3) 0.0292
Spouse 9 (40.9) 70 (64.2) 0.0415
Family members 15 (68.2) 88 (80.7) 0.1902
  1. mean ± standard deviation