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Table 3 Protocol adherence, improvement rate, LOS and ΔLOS

From: A mixed methods multiple case study to evaluate the implementation of a care pathway for colorectal cancer surgery using extended normalization process theory

H Pre-test median adherence Post-test median adherence
(ranking)
Improvement rate
(ranking)
Post-test mean LOS in days
(ranking)
Δ mean LOS in days
(ranking)
Overall ranking Self-rated adherence
1 65%a 75% (1) 10% (4) 6.0 (1) −3.1 (4) 10 (1) 88%
2 43%b 65% (4) 22% (1) 8.2 (2) −4.2 (3) 10 (1) 60%
3 51%b 67% (3) 16% (2) 8.5 (3) −2.0 (6) 14 (3) 71%
4 56%a 68% (2) 12% (3) 9.9 (5) −2.4 (5) 15 (4) 88%
5 52%b 51% (9) −1% (7) 10.2 (6) −5.0 (1) 23 (5) 59%
6 46%b 55% (7) 9% (6) 9.5 (4) −1.7 (7) 24 (6)
7 54%b 64% (5) 10% (4) 17.0 (9) 1.7 (8) 26 (7) 79%
8 60%a 47% (10) −13% (10) 10.3 (8) − 4.4 (2) 30 (8) 71%
9 57%a 54% (8) − 3% (8) 10.2 (6) 2.1 (10) 32 (9) 72%
10 69%a 64% (5) −5% (9) 18.8 (10) 1.8 (9) 33 (10) 64%
  1. aTop-5 hospitals pre-test median adherence
  2. bBottom-5 hospitals pre-test median adherence