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Table 4 EBM score and inappropriateness of hospital stay (days) *

From: Does clinical governance influence the appropriateness of hospital stay?

  β coefficient 95% CI p
EBM score −0.33 −0.53 −0.12 <0.01
% admissions in urgency 0.02 −0.07 0.10 0.95
ward (surgical/medical) 0.64 −4.71 5.99 0.81
% appropriateness in admissions −0.66 −0.77 −0.55 <0.01
constant 85.27 73.33 97.20 <0.01
  1. *The multiple regression included 45 wards over 47 because of the lack of information about the percentage of urgent admissions of two Units.