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Table 3 Psychology, activity and proportion expressing dissatisfaction at 6 months after stroke

From: Prevention of mood disorder after stroke: a randomised controlled trial of problem solving therapy versus volunteer support

Variable Problem solving therapy n (%) Volunteer support n (%) OR (95% CI) Treatment as usual n (%) OR (95% CI)
GHQ score ≥ 9, 28 / 126 (22) 33 / 127 (26) 37 / 126 (29)
1.2 (0.69, 2.2) 1.4 (0.82, 3.1)
PSE index of definition ≥5 23 / 126 (18) 31 / 128 (24) 34 / 124 (27)
1.4 (0.78, 2.6) 1.7 (0.93, 3.1)
Major depression 23 / 126 (18) 34 / 128 (27) 35 / 124 (28)
1.6 (0.89, 2.9) 1.8 (0.97, 3.2)
Any depression 37 / 126 (29) 42 / 128 (33) 47 / 124 (38)
1.2 (0.72, 2.1) 1.5 (0.87, 2.5)
I have been treated with kindness and respect by the hospital staff, number dissatisfied 2 / 121 (2) 7 / 125 (6) 1 / 125 (0.8)
3.5 (0.72, 17) 0.48 (0.04, 5.4)
The hospital staff attended well to my personal needs, number dissatisfied 4 / 121 (3.3) 12 / 125 (10) 3 / 125 (2)
3.1 (0.97, 9.9) 0.72 (0.16, 3.3)
I felt able to talk to the hospital staff about any problems, number dissatisfied 13 / 120 (11) 12 / 124 (10) 11 / 125 (9)
0.88 (0.38, 2.0) 0.79 (0.34, 1.8)
I received all the information I wanted about my stroke, number dissatisfied 25 / 121 (21) 30 / 125 (24) 21 / 125 (17)
1.2 (0.66, 2.2) 0.77 (0.41, 1.5)
The doctors have done everything they can to make me well again, number dissatisfied 7 / 121 (6) 10 / 124 (8) 6 / 124 (5)
1.4 (0.52, 3.9) 0.83 (0.27, 2.5)
I am happy with the recovery I have made since my illness, number dissatisfied 24 / 121 (20) 25 / 125 (20) 22 / 123 (18)
1.0 (0.54, 1.9) 0.88 (0.46, 1.7)
I am satisfied with the treatment the therapists (e.g. occupational, physio, speech) have given me, number dissatisfied 13 / 121 (11) 14 / 125 (11) 17 / 124 (14)
1.0 (0.47, 2.3) 1.3 (0.61, 2.8)
I was given enough information about allowances & services, number dissatisfied 17 / 114 (15) 18 / 123 (15) 25 / 120 (21)
0.98 (0.48, 2.0) 1.5 (0.76, 3.0)
Things were well prepared for my return home, number dissatisfied 13 / 114 (11) 18 / 123 (15) 15 / 121 (12)
1.3 (0.62, 2.9) 1.1 (0.50, 2.4)
I am satisfied with the hospital outpatient services, number dissatisfied 12 / 116 (10) 12 / 124 (10) 13 / 121 (11)
0.93 (0.40, 2.2) 1.0 (0.45, 2.4)
The ambulance service is good and reliable, number dissatisfied 10 / 115 (9) 6 / 122 (5) 9 / 119 (8)
0.54 (0.19, 1.5) 0.86 (0.34, 2.2)
I get enough support from meals on wheels, home help, etc, number dissatisfied 12 / 112 (11) 10 / 124 (8) 14 / 121 (12)
0.73 (0.30, 1.8) 1.1 (0.48, 2.5)
I am satisfied with the service from my GP, number dissatisfied 10 / 116 (9) 13 / 125 (10) 9 / 121 (7)
1.2 (0.52, 2.9) 0.85 (0.33, 2.2)
I am satisfied with the support to help me cope with my feelings about the stroke, number dissatisfied 9 / 115 (8) 18 / 124 (14) 27 / 120 (22)
2.0 (0.86, 4.6) 3.4 (1.5, 7.6)
I am satisfied with the interest shown in my worries and concerns since the stroke, number dissatisfied 11 / 115 (10) 22 / 124 (17) 27 / 120 (22)
2.0 (0.94, 4.4) 2.7 (1.3, 5.8)
I was given enough information about voluntary organisations, number dissatisfied 19 / 116 (16) 24 / 124 (19) 35 / 120 (29)
1.2 (0.63, 2.4) 2.1 (1.1, 3.9)
I am satisfied that my family were encouraged to be involved in my care, number dissatisfied 9 / 112 (8) 6 / 120 (5) 8 / 119 (7)
0.60 (0.21, 1.7) 0.82 (0.31, 2.2)