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Table 1 Patient participant characteristics by ward

From: The patient reporting and action for a safe environment (PRASE) intervention: a feasibility study

Ward Patient participants consented (response rate %) Mean age (years) Gender Ethnicity Mean length of stay at consent (days) Self-completion of questionnaire
(% of participants recruited)
  Baseline 3 months 6 months      Baseline 3 months 6 months
Ward Aa (Control) 20 (95) 24 (100) 21 (100) 8 38 Male 49% White British 1 9 (45) 11 (46) 12 (57)
25 Female 41% Pakistani
10% Other
Ward B (Intervention) 26 (100) 21 (88) 20 (80) 50 35 Male 85% White British 1.3 6 (23) 4 (19) 4 (20)
32 Female 9% Pakistani
6% Other
Ward C (Intervention) 21 (95) 21 (70) 20 (80) 52 30 Male 85% White British 9.7 2 (10) 1 (5) 6 (30)
32 Female 8% Pakistani
7% Other
Ward D (Intervention) 22 (96) 20 (67) 20 (95) 58 42 Male 79% White British 4.3 6 (28) 5 (25) 6 (30)
20 Female 13% Pakistani
8% Other
Ward E (Control) 20 (77) 20 (74) 20 (87) 48 34 Male 83% White British 2.5 6 (30) 5 (25) 8 (40)
26 Female 12% Pakistani
5% Other
Ward F (Intervention) 21 (100) 19 (79) 20 (80) 59 29 Male 92% White British 7.3 5 (24) 3 (16) 4 (20)
31 Female 5% Pakistani
3% Other
Summary – Control 40 (95.24; CI 88.8-100.0)b 44 (81.4; CI 71.1-91.8)b 41 (97.6; CI 93.0-100.0)b 28 72 Male 66% White British 1.75 15 (38) 16 (36) 20 (49)
51 Female 27% Pakistani
7% Other
Summary - Intervention 90 (97.83; CI 95.0 -100.0)b 81 (77.1; CI 69.1-85.1)b 80 (81.6; CI 74.0-89.3)b 55 136 Male 85% White British 5.65 19 (21) 13 (16) 20 (25)
115 Female 9% Pakistani
6% Other
Summary – Overall 130 (93.5; CI 89.4-97.6)b 125 (78.6; CI 72.2-85.0)b 121 (86.4; CI 80.8-92.1)b 46 208 Male 79% White British 4.35 34 (26) 29 (23) 40 (33)
166 Female 15% Pakistani
6% Other
  1. aIn this ward, the participant was the child or young adult receiving care, but proxy consent was taken from the parents
  2. b95% confidence intervals (CI) for response rates are provided alongside the percentage response rate