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Table 1 Recoding and descriptive statistics for ADL covariates

From: Using machine learning algorithms to guide rehabilitation planning for home care clients

Covariates and Description Original Value Recoded Value % = 1 Chi-square Corr
h2a Mobility in bed (moving to/from lying in bed) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 0, 1 → 0; else 1 9.5 42.67 -0.04
h2b Transferring (moving to/from bed or chair) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 0, 1 → 0; else 1 18.0 29.32 -0.03
h2c Locomotion in home 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 0, 1 → 0; else 1 14.8 38.56 -0.04
h2d Locomotion outside of home 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 0, 1 → 0; else 1 38.2 40.98 -0.04
h2e Dressing upper body 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 0, 1 → 0; else 1 32.0 138.18 -0.07
h2f Dressing lower body 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 0, 1 → 0; else 1 37.8 76.20 -0.06
h2g Eating 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 0, 1 → 0; else 1 10.4 87.05 -0.06
h2h Toilet use 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 0, 1 → 0; else 1 19.8 125.64 -0.07
h2i Personal hygiene (grooming) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 0, 1 → 0; else 1 25.6 164.36 -0.08
h2j Bathing 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 0, 1 → 0; else 1 77.9 1488.07 -0.25
c3 Ability to understand others 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 0, 1, 2 → 0; else 1 4.7 74.93 -0.06
p6 Overall change in care need (deterioration) 0, 1, 2 0, 1 → 0; else 1 34.8 364.56 0.12
h3 ADL decline (past 90 days) 0, 1 0, 1 39.8 326.49 0.12
k8b Conditions or diseases causing instability 0, 1 0, 1 29.1 53.34 -0.05
k8c Flare-up of recurrent/chronic problem 0, 1 0, 1 7.8 6.23 0.02
k8d Treatment changed in last 30 days 0, 1 0, 1 16.6 390.95 0.13
h7a Client optimistic about functional improvement 0, 1 0, 1 22.6 1231.44 0.22
h7b Caregivers optimistic about functional improvement 0, 1 0, 1 11.4 726.04 0.17
h7c Good prospect of recovery from current conditions 0, 1 0, 1 10.7 1261.85 0.23