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Table 3 Care Transition Measure score (CTM) according to the independent variables

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

   CTM (Mean, SD)  
  Total Hebrew Russian Arabic
Language concordance (Total) *     
Yes 57.53 (13.28) - 60.03 (9.24) 69.40 (14.41)
No 49.83 (14.93) - 48.80 (20.13) 50.72 (9.30)
  t = 2.52; p = 0.014 - t = 2.07; p = 0.048 t = 4.31; p = 0.001
Quality of discharge briefing index (range: 0-5) 3.07 (0.96) 3.35 (1.082) 2.94 (0.892) 2.90 (0.845)
r = 0.54; p = 0.001 r = 0.52; p = 0.003 r = 0.68; p = 0.001 r = 0.70; p = 0.001
General discharge explanations index (range: 0-18) 8.38 (3.06) 8.52 (3.15) 8.52 (3.41) 8.10 (2.62)
r = 0.26; p = 0.013 r = 0.46; p = 0.009 r = 0.26; p = 0.158 r = 0.16; p = 0.41
PCP review of discharge recommendations index (range:0-5) 2.77 (2.07) 2.32 (2.18) 3.32 (1.92) 2.67 (2.04)
r = 0.28; p = 0.007 r = -0.10; p = 0.62 r = 0.47; p = 0.007 r = 0.39; p = 0.036
  1. SD = standard deviation; t = t-test for independent samples; r = Pearson correlation.
  2. *Total exceeded the sum number in the Russian and Arabic speaking groups as Hebrew speakers (N = 31) were categorized as have received language concordant care.
  3. Significant values are bolded.