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Table 4 QoR-15 scores

From: Implementing PROMS for elective surgery patients: feasibility, response rate, degree of recovery and patient acceptability

  Pre-surgery 1 Week post-surgery 4 Weeks post-surgery Mean difference (95% CI, p value)
1 Week post-surgery minus pre-surgery 4 Weeks post-surgery minus 1 week post-surgery 4 Weeks post-surgery minus pre-surgery
Combined overnight and day admissions 122.69 (SD 25.23; n = 1021) 113.08 (SD 27.74; n = 1906) 123.39 (SD 26.84; n = 1051)  − 9.62 (− 11.66 to − 7.57; p < 0.000) 10.31 (8.25 to 12.38; p < 0.000) 0.69 (− 1.55 to 2.94; p = 0.545)
Overnight stay admissions 122.18 (SD 22.77; n = 514) 109.50 (SD 25.71; n = 968) 122.77 (SD 24.40; n = 551)  − 12.68 (− 15.33 to − 10.03; p < 0.000) 13.28 (10.63 to 15.92; p < 0.000) 0.60 (− 2.25 to 3.44; p = 0.680)
Day admissions 127.97 (SD 19.72; n = 400) 120.15 (SD 23.53; n = 808) 128.50 (SD 22.50; n = 418)  − 7.81 (− 10.49 to − 5.13; p < 0.000) 8.35 (5.61 to 11.09; p < 0.000) 0.54 (− 2.37 to 3.45; p = 0.717)