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Table 5 Clinical Audit score and inappropriateness of hospital stay (days) *

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

  β coefficient 95% CI p
Clinical Audit score −0.11 −0.21 −0.01 0.02
% admissions in urgency 0.02 −0.09 0.13 0.70
ward (surgical/medical) 0.80 −4.94 6.54 0.78
% appropriateness in admissions −0.67 −0.79 −0.55 <0.01
constant 72.57 64.69 80.45 <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.