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Table 2 Comparison of CTM-C-determined joint replacement transitional care quality in patients of both groups considered

From: The effect of care transition pathway implementation on patients undergoing joint replacement during the COVID-19 pandemic: a quasi-experimental study from a tertiary care hospital orthopedic department in Beijing, China

Groups Number Dimension 1 [M (Q25, Q75)] Dimension 2 [M (Q25, Q75)] Dimension 3 [M (Q25, Q75)] Dimension 4 [M (Q25, Q75)] Total factor [M (Q25, Q75)]
CG 51 95.83 (83.33, 100.00) 100.00 (83.33, 100.00) 100.00 (83.33, 100.00) 88.89 (55.55, 100.00) 90.20 (82.35, 98.04)
OG 45 100.00 (95.83, 100.00) 100.00 (100.0, 100.00) 100.00 (100.00, 100.00) 100.00 (83.33, 100.00) 100.00 (94.11, 100.00)
Z   −2.663 −3.039 −2.619 −3.163 −3.789
P**   0.008* 0.002* 0.009* 0.002* 0.000*
  1. Dimension 1, general self-care preparation; dimension 2, written plan; dimension 3, doctor-patient communication; and dimension 4, health monitoring
  2. CTM-C, Chinese version of Care Transition Measure; M, median; Q, quartile; CG, control group; OG, observation group
  3. *Significant difference among the groups (P < 0.01)
  4. **P values were calculated using the Mann-Whitney U test