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Table 2 Client characteristics at baseline (N = 263)

From: How effective is the comprehensive approach to rehabilitation (CARe) methodology? A cluster randomized controlled trial

  Intervention (N = 152) Control (N = 111)
Characteristic Number Percent Number Percent
Mean Age (SD) 50.76 (14.29) 49.36 (13.25)
Male 98 65 72 65
Having a partner 18 12 19 17
Nationality
Born in the Netherlands 129 85 95 86
Other 23 15 16 14
Type of carea
Sheltered living 125 83 65 59
Supported independent living 26 17 46 41
Work situation
Paid work 4 3 5 5
Sheltered work 11 7 12 11
No work 82 54 66 60
Voluntary work 40 26 24 22
Retired 11 7 3 3
Amount of supporta
>daily 97 69 47 47
>weekly 25 18 30 30
once a week 10 7 21 21
<weekly 8 6 2 2
Primary outcomes M (SD) M (SD)
Quality of life (N = 262) 4.08 (.70) 3.93 (.67)
Social functioning (N = 263) 112.13 (24.76) 109.57 (23.21)
Personal recovery (N = 262) 3.52 (.55) 3.41 (.48)
Secondary outcomes M (SD) M (SD)
Hope (N = 262) 2.91 (0.38) 2.84 (.38)
Empowerment (N = 242) 3.64 (0.48) 3.60 (.49)
Self-efficacy (N = 240) 4.41 (0.91) 4.36 (.76)
Needs (N = 254)
Unmet needs 3.95 (3.16) 4.45 (2.83)
Met needs 8.34 (3.16) 7.80 (3.22)
No needs 14.53 (3.33) 14.59 (3.42)
Covariates M (SD) M (SD)
BSI (N = 257) .71 (.62) 0.82 (.63)
RPRS (N = 230) 3.49 (.61) 3.62 (.53)
  1. atype of facility and amount of support differed significantly (p < .001) between the groups. On other variables, the groups did not differ significantly