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Table 3 Analgesia, sedation and delirium order set quality score by network status and acute care days

From: Association between hospital volume and network membership and an analgesia, sedation and delirium order set quality score: a cohort study

  Network status  
Quality score domain All hospitals ( n = 51) Not part of a network ( n = 26) Part of a network ( n = 25) P valuea  
Analgesia 2 (0 to 4) 0 (0 to 2) 4 (1 to 5) < 0.01  
Sedation 6 (5 to 8) 6 (4 to 6) 8 (6 to 9) < 0.01  
Delirium 0 (0 to 2) 0 (0 to 1) 2 (0 to 3) < 0.01  
Total quality score 8 (6 to 14) 6 (5 to 8) 13 (9 to 15) < 0.01  
  Quartile of acute care days (2009)
  3,654 to 6,974 days ( n = 13) 8,614 to 14,265 days ( n = 13) 31,579 to 59,696 days ( n = 13) 60,620 to 131,881 days ( n = 12) P value for trend b
Analgesia 0 (0 to 0) 2 (0 to 4) 2 (2 to 4) 4 (1 to 6) < 0.01
Sedation 5 (2 to 6) 6 (5 to 7) 6 (5 to 7) 8 (6 to 9) < 0.01
Delirium 0 (0 to 0) 0 (0 to 2) 2 (0 to 2) 2 (1 to 3) < 0.01
Total quality score 5 (2 to 6) 8 (6 to 13) 9 (8 to 13) 14 (9 to 17) < 0.01
  1. Data are presented as median (interquartile range). aP values obtained using a t test with unequal variance. bP values obtained using clustered bivariable linear regression.