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Table 2 Subject characteristics before and after implementation of the delirium care pathway in delirious patients only

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

  Before Care Pathway (n = 197 patients) After Care Pathway (n = 194 patients) p-value
Age, median (IQR) 71 (62–80) 72 (64–81) 0.77
Female, no. (%) 112 (57) 96 (49) 0.14
Race, no. (%)    0.92
 White 111 (56) 107 (55)  
 Black 12 (6.1) 11 (5.7)  
 Asian / Pacific Islander 42 (21) 50 (26)  
 Other / Unknown 32 (16) 26 (13)  
Hispanic 23 (12) 13 (6.7) 0.24
Modified Charlson comorbidity score, median (IQR) 5 (3–6) 5 (3–6) 0.83
Prior cognitive impairment, no. (%) 65 (33) 61 (31) 0.74
Primary Hospital Service, no. (%)    0.014
 Neurology 54 (27) 65 (34)  
 Neurosurgery 102 (52) 91 (47)  
 Hospital medicine 29 (15) 36 (19)  
 Other 12 (6.1) 2 (1.0)  
  1. mCCM modified Charlson comorbidity score