Therapy based rehabilitation services v no routine input in community dwelling patients who have had a stroke*

Outcomes at 4–12 monthsNumber of trials (n)Weighted event ratesRRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
RehabilitationNo routine input
*Deterioration  =  decrease in activities of daily living scores, dependency, or death. Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, CI, and weighted event rates calculated from data in article using a fixed effects model.
Deterioration11 (1350)30.5%37.5%17% (5 to 28)15 (10 to 50)