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Table 2 Care Transition Measure score (CTM) according to demographic variables

From: Transitions from hospital to community care: the role of patient–provider language concordance

   CTM (Mean, SD)  
Total Hebrew Russian Arabic
CTM score * 54.94 (14.25) 51.18 (10.86) 54.94 (15.93) 58.82 (14.91)
Gender     
Male 54.02 (14.85) 53.22 (11.51) 56.55 (14.99) 57.54 (15.6)
Female 55.60 (13.08) 47.07 (9.21) 54.05 (16.73) 61.01 (14.06)
  t = -0.53; p = 0.601 t = 1.60; p = 0.121 t = -0.41; p = 0.684 t = -0.61; p = 0.549
Education     
High-School or less 56.40 (13.95) 51.00 (11.14) 61.40 (6.89) 60.26 (15.32)
Above high school 53.12 (14.38) 51.56 (10.83) 54.24 (16.53) 49.44 (7.56)
  t = 1.11; p = 0.271 t = 0.13; p = 0.90 t = -0.74; p = 0.47 t = -1.37; p = 0.18
Economic status     
Poor and very poor 55.35 (11.67) 52.93 (8.54) 50.38 (12.67) 60.32 (12.20)
Like others 52.43 (13.75) 50.09 (10.21) 51.62 (14.16) 56.36 (17.28)
Good and very good 60.13 (18.4) 50.48 (15.85) 74.18 (14.66) 60 (18.86)
  F = 1.85; p = 0.164 F = 0.21; p = 0.811 F = 5.75; p = 0.008 F = 0.22; p = 0.802
Age r = -0.13; p = 0.223 r = -0.07; p = 0.705 r = -0.11; p = 0.575 r = -0.10; p = 0.616
PCS r = 0.22; p = 0.032 r = 0.25; p = 0.184 r = 0.34; p = 0.060 r = 0.04; p = 0.847
MCS r = 0.14; p = 0.195 r = 0.45; p = 0.012 r = 0.01; p = 0.975 r = -0.18; p = 0.356
  1. SD = standard deviation; t = t-test for independent samples; F = one way ANOVA; r = Pearson correlation.
  2. *T-test for differences between groups: Hebrew-Russian p = 0.283; Hebrew – Arabic p = 0.026; Arabic-Russian p = 0.330.
  3. Significant values are bolded.