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Table 1 Subject characteristics before and after implementation of the delirium care pathway in all patients

From: Evaluation of a multicomponent pathway to address inpatient delirium on a neurosciences ward

  Before Care Pathway (n = 752 patients) After Care Pathway (n = 749 patients) p-value
Age, median (IQR) 67 (59–74) 67 (58–75) 0.89
Female, no. (%) 399 (53) 380 (51) 0.37
Race, no. (%)    0.365
 White 470 (63) 456 (61)  
 Black 49 (6.5) 49 (6.5)  
 Asian / Pacific Islander 129 (17) 130 (17)  
 Other / Unknown 104 (14) 114 (15)  
Hispanic 70 (9.3) 61 (8.1) 0.027
Modified Charlson comorbidity score, median (IQR) 4 (2–5) 4 (2–5) 0.22
Prior cognitive impairment, no. (%) 119 (16) 115 (15) 0.80
Primary Hospital Service, no. (%)    0.64
 Neurology 163 (22) 168 (22)  
 Neurosurgery 359 (48) 365 (49)  
 Hospital medicine 137 (18) 138 (18)  
 Other 93 (12) 78 (10)  
  1. mCCM modified Charlson comorbidity score