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Table 4 Comparison of agreement between nurses and geriatric psychiatrist versus caregivers and geriatric psychiatrist

From: Validation of the Sour Seven Questionnaire for screening delirium in hospitalized seniors by informal caregivers and untrained nurses

Question % Agreement between nurses and MD Dx. (%) % Agreement between caregivers and MD Dx. (%) P value of fisher exact test
1 12/14 (85.7 %) 19/25 (76 %) 0.69
2 11/14 (78.5 %) 21/25 (84 %) 0.69
3 12/14 (85.7 %) 19/25 (76 %) 0.69
4 13/14 (92.8 %) 15/25 (60 %) 0.06
5 11/14 (78.5 %) 16/25 (64 %) 0.48
6 11/14 (78.5 %) 13/25 (52 %) 0.17
7 9/14 (64.3 %) 11/25 (44 %) 0.32
  1. MD Dx. Geriatric Psychiatrist’s diagnosis of delirium
  2. P value greater than 0.05 suggests no difference between the questionnaires posed to nurses versus informal caregivers