Table 2

Baseline characteristics of study participants by the original or modified Pra

Patient characteristicOriginal Pra (n=858)
N (%)
Modified Pra (n=862)
N (%)
Pra score ≥0.5 (high risk)63 (7)391 (45)
Age
 70–74325 (38)
 75–79290 (34)
 80–84157 (18)
 ≥8586 (10)
Coronary artery disease148 (17)
Diabetes mellitus101 (12)
>6 doctor visits previous year484 (56)
≥1 emergency admission previous year139 (16)
Poor or fair self-rated health158 (18)NA
No informal caregiver availability*49 (6)NA
RxRisk-V number of conditions
 0NA13 (2)
 1–2NA156 (18)
 3–4NA256 (30)
 ≥5NA433 (50)
  • *Social support was missing for four study participants.

  • NA, not applicable; Pra, Probability of repeated admission.