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Table 3 Survival models for Hospital A and Hospital B time to discharge during the post-GEDI period and if seen by a GEDI

From: Translation of the geriatric emergency department intervention into other emergency departments: a post implementation evaluation of outcomes for older adults

  HOSPITAL A HOSPITAL B
Variable Hazard ratio 95% CI Hazard ratio 95% CI
Period = Post-GEDI 1.08 1.03, 1.13 1.19 1.15, 1.24
Seen by any GEDI = Yes 1.12 1.06, 1.18 1.14 1.09, 1.19
Seen by GEDI nurse = Yes N/A N/A 1.14 1.08, 1.20
Seen by GEDI Geriatrician = Yes N/A N/A 1.14 1.06, 1.23
Seen by GEDI physiotherapist = Yes N/A N/A 1.18 1.10, 1.25
Age (+ 5 years) 0.93 0.92, 0.95 0.96 0.94, 0.97
Sex = Male 1.00 0.96, 1.05 1.01 0.97, 1.05
Triage priority = Resuscitation/Emergent 0.32 0.30, 0.34 0.47 0.44, 0.50
Triage priority = Urgent 0.49 0.47, 0.52 0.70 0.66, 0.73
Mode of Arrival = Ambulance 0.57 0.54, 0.59 0.65 0.62, 0.68
Trauma = Yes 1.57 1.47, 1.67 1.42 1.35, 1.49
Cardiac = Yes 1.09 1.02, 1.17 1.11 1.05, 1.17
  1. Note: Hazard ratios above 1 indicate a greater risk (likelihood) of discharge and those below 1 a decreased risk (likelihood)