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Table 4 Six-month outcomes

From: Early mobilization and recovery in mechanically ventilated patients in the ICU: a bi-national, multi-centre, prospective cohort study

Study outcome at 6 months  
Health-related QoL (n = 120)  
 Problems with mobility  
  No problems 72 (60%)
  Some problems 46 (38%)
  Confined to bed 2 (2%)
 Problems with personal care  
  No problems 97 (81%)
  Some problems 19 (16%)
  Unable to wash/dress 4 (3%)
 Problems with usual activities  
  No problems 68 (57%)
  Some problems 42 (35%)
  Confined to bed 4 (3%)
 Pain/discomfort  
  No pain/discomfort 71 (59%)
  Some pain/discomfort 48 (40%)
  Extreme pain/discomfort 1 (1%)
 Anxiety/depression  
  No anxiety/depression 73 (61%)
  Moderate anxiety/depression 43 (36%)
  Extreme anxiety/depression 4 (3%)
Best health (0 to 100) 69.5 ± 21.2
Return to work (n = 77) 29/77
Return to any work 29 (38%)
Return to previous work level 25/77 (32%)
  1. Data presented as number (percentage) or mean ± standard deviation. QoL, quality of life measured with EuroQoL standardised health outcome tool [21].