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Table 3 Admitting service of patients with daytime and nighttime Rapid Response Team activation

From: Impact of nighttime Rapid Response Team activation on outcomes of hospitalized patients with acute deterioration

  Daytime hours (0800–1659)
(n = 2656)
Nighttime hours (1700–0759)
(n = 3367)
P value
Service, n (%) < 0.001
Surgical services 0.06
 General surgery 285 (10.7) 382 (11.4)  
 Orthopedic surgery 240 (9.0) 248 (7.4)  
 Vascular surgery 116 (4.4) 136 (4.0)  
 Neurosurgery 85 (3.2) 152 (4.5)  
 Thoracic surgery 81 (3.1) 103 (3.1)  
 Obstetrics and gynecology 66 (2.5) 73 (2.2)  
 Urology 64 (2.4) 82 (2.4)  
 Otolaryngology 27 (1.0) 42 (1.3)  
 Plastic surgery 4 (0.2) 9 (0.3)  
Nonsurgical Services < 0.001
 General internal medicine 715 (26.9) 934 (27.7)  
 Hematology 208 (7.8) 197 (5.9)  
 Intensive care 144 (5.4) 140 (4.2)  
 Medical oncology 112 (4.2) 230 (6.8)  
 Family medicine 103 (3.9) 130 (3.9)  
 Nephrology 92 (3.5) 112 (3.3)  
 Radiation oncology 83 (3.1) 79 (2.4)  
 Neurology 76 (2.9) 96 (2.9)  
 Respirology 52 (2.0) 91 (2.7)  
 Psychiatry 49 (1.8) 53 (1.6)  
 Cardiology 31 (1.2) 48 (1.4)  
 Rehabilitation 16 (0.6) 19 (0.6)  
 Gastroenterology 7 (0.3) 11 (0.3)  
  1. Boldface font indicates statistical significance