Table 2

Demographic characteristics of patients involved in the quality improvement initiative, based on data abstracted from the electronic health record

Demographic overviewCharacteristicsBaseline (%)
November–January
Period 1 (%)
February–March
Period 2 (%)
March–April
Steady-state (%)
April–May
GenderFemale51.4354.1151.3452.03
Male48.5745.8948.6647.97
Age18–294.903.234.362.60
30–395.553.235.555.61
40–495.977.928.928.62
50–5914.0814.7617.4218.44
60–6917.4825.1819.2020.44
70+52.0345.6844.5544.29
Length of stay (days)0–214.9015.7333.8814.47
3–58.414.6411.094.61
6–83.321.413.901.59
9+73.3778.2251.1379.33
ComorbiditiesSepsis19.2819.2215.8411.87
Cardiovascular57.8344.8538.6137.00
Renal38.5520.3323.2719.72
Liver7.234.464.622.62
Mental health disorder12.052.794.294.19
  • Comorbidities were determined based on the patient problem list.