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Affiliation with Oley Foundation Improves Patient Outcomes

 

Table 1. Percent of affiliated patients reporting use of Oley services

 

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 Group 1-affil.
 patients

70%

10%

50%

 Group 2-affil.
 patients

68.4%

14.3%

47.4%

 

HPN, home parenteral nutrition

 


Table 2. Variables matched for patients in groups 1 and 2 affiliated or non-affiliated with Oley*

 Group 1

Underlying Medical Diagnoses

Years on HPN

Gender

Age Years

 Affiliated (N=24)

71% due to Crohn’s

10.5 ± 4.4

75% Female

0.50 ± 13.9

 Non-Affiliated (N=28)

75% due to Crohn’s

9.9 ± 7.0

65% Female

47.8 ± 14.4

 Group 2

Underlying Medical Diagnoses

Years on HPN

Gender

Age Years

 Affiliated (N=21)

70% due to Crohn’s

5.6 ± 2.6

55% Female

46.6 ± 13.2

 Non-Affiliated (N=22)

72% due to Crohn’s

7.4 ± 3.1

65% Female

53.7 ± 15.1

 

* All values are means ± SD
HPN, home parenteral nutrition

 


Table 3. Group 1 and 2 Outcome Results‡

 Group 1

 QLI*

Reactive Depression Scores**

CRBSI Incidence over 18 mos.***

 Affiliated (N=24)

19.8 ± 4.7

10.9 ± 10.4

0.10 ± 0.3

 Non-Affiliated (N=28)

17.6 ± 5.6

20.4 ± 13.6

0.60 ± 0.55

 Group 2

QLI*

Reactive Depression Scores**

CRBSI Incidence over 18 mos.***

 Affiliated (N=21)

20.4 ± 5.2

12.5 ± 9.64

0.10 ± 0.3

 Non-Affiliated (N=22)

17.3 ± 4.8

18.5 ± 10.8

0.71 ± 0.64

 

* t = .053, p = 0.05 † t = 2.056, p = 0.05 ‡All values are means ±SD
** t = 2.86, p = 0.01 †† t = 1.87, p = 0.03
*** x2 = 5.87, p = 0.01 ††† x2 = 5.25, p = 0.02
QLI, quality-of-life-index
CRBSI, catheter-related blood stream infection

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Updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. 

 

This website was updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. This website is an educational resource. It is not intended to provide medical advice or recommend a course of treatment. You should discuss all issues, ideas, suggestions, etc. with your clinician prior to use. Clinicians in a relevant field have reviewed the medical information; however, the Oley Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy of the information presented, and is not liable if information is incorrect or incomplete. If you have questions please contact Oley staff.
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