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Table 3 Average difficulty score of nurses when caring for patients with delirium in different wards

From: Subjective strain of care experienced by pulmonary and critical care medical nurses when caring for patients with delirium: a cross-sectional study

Ward (number of nurses) Difficulty score Rank
Infectious lung disease (20) 2.76 ± 0.90 4
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (15) 3.29 ± 0.72 1
Interstitial lung disease (15) 3.11 ± 1.31 2
Lung cancer (13) 2.38 ± 0.85 6
Pulmonary rehabilitation (13) 2.59 ± 0.85 5
RICU (24) 3.02 ± 0.78 3
  1.  F(5, 94) = 2.028, p = 0.082