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Table 1 Outcomes for the 134 hip fracture patients enrolled in the delirium prevention study

From: A pragmatic study exploring the prevention of delirium among hospitalized older hip fracture patients: Applying evidence to routine clinical practice using clinical decision support

Outcome Pre-intervention Post-intervention Difference (95% CI)a p valueb
Delirium, n/N (%) 23/70 (33) 20/64 (31) 2 (-14, 17) 0.840
   Hospital 1, n/N (%) 14/33 (42) 4/21 (19) 23 (0, 47) 0.076
   Hospital 2, n/N (%) 9/37 (24) 16/43 (37) -13 (-33, 7) 0.220
Length of stay, median days (range) 14 (9-21) 12 (10-21) -0.03 (-4.08, 4.03) 0.740
   Hospital 1, median days (range) 14 (10-23) 11 (9-16) -1.7 (-7.4, 4.0) 0.210
   Hospital 2, median days (range) 14 (9-20) 13 (10-21) 2.9 (-2.9, 8.7) 0.630
Fall, n/N (%) 7/70 (10) 4/64 (6) 4 (-5, 13) 0.430
   Hospital 1, n/N (%) 4/33 (12) 1/21 (5) 7 (-7, 22) 0.640
   Hospital 2, n/N (%) 3/37 (8) 3/43 (7) 1 (-11, 13) >0.99
New discharge to long-term care, n/N (%) 9/70 (13) 4/64 (6) 7 (-3, 16) 0.200
   Hospital 1, n/N (%) 6/33 (18) 1/21 (5) 13 (-3, 29) 0.230
   Hospital 2, n/N (%) 3/37 (8) 3/43 (7) 1 (-11, 13) >0.99
  1. aEstimated mean difference for continuous measures, estimated difference in proportions for categorical measures
  2. bWilcoxon p-value for continuous measures, chi-square or Fisher's exact test p-value for categorical measures