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From: Change in the provision of out-of-hours consultant cover improves case-mix adjusted mortality in a district general (university-affiliated) hospital intensive care unit

  Intensivist Non-Specialist
Age (years) 57.6 (55.6-59.6) 59.7 (57.7-61.7)
APACHE 2 18.1 (17.4-18.8)* 19.3 (18.5-20.1)
Risk of Death (%) 29.6 (27.4-31.8) 31.0 (28.5-33.5)
ICU length of stay (days) 1.5 (0.1-6.6) 1.8 (0.2-5.3)
Time to hospital 13 (4-23) 14 (4-19)
discharge (days)   
Standardised Mortality 0.81 (0.66-0.98)** 1.11 (0.93-1.34)
Ratio (95% CI)   
  1. Data presented as mean (95% Confidence intervals) for age, APACHE and risk of death; median (interquartile range) for time data. *P<0.05; **P<0.01.