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Gender Differences in the Influence of Social Support on One-Year Changes in Functional Status in Older Patients with Heart Failure

Table 4

Baseline and 12-month functional scores and functional outcomes by gender.


WomenMen
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)

SF-12-PCS
 Baseline16028.7 (7.6)26330.8 (8.6).012
 12 months8130.3 (7.5)14334.2 (10.4).003
KCCQ-PL
 Baseline14945.4 (24.2)25452.1 (26.8).012
 12 months8051.0 (24.4)13761.5 (27.9).006

Functional outcomes (%) (%)

SF-12-PCS change164271.078
 Maintained/improved54 (32.9)99 (36.5)
 Declined13 (7.9)20 (7.4)
 Died12 (7.3)42 (15.5)
 Too ill to participate12 (7.3)18 (6.6)
 LTFU/Missing73 (44.5)92 (33.9)
KCQ-PL change164271.121
 Maintained/improved46 (28.0)72 (26.6)
 Declined26 (15.9)47 (17.3)
 Died12 (7.3)42 (15.5)
 Too ill to participate12 (7.3)16 (5.9)
 LTFU/Missing68 (41.5)94 (34.7)

LTFU: loss to followup.

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