Table 4

The outcome trends before the BTF and the trend changes after the BTF

Clinical outcomes18–34 years35–54 years55–74 years≥75 yearsTotal
IHCA incidence: /1000 admissions
 Trend since baseline (T1)
 Change of trend since BTF (∆T)
IHCA survival to discharge: %
 Trend since baseline (T1)
 Change of trend since BTF (∆T)
Died within 1 year of surviving an IHCA: %
 Trend since baseline (T1)
 Change of trend since BTF (∆T)
IHCA mortality: /1000 admissions
 Trend since baseline (T1)
 Change of trend since BTF (∆T)
Death in low mortality DRG: /1000 admissions
 Trend since baseline (T1)
 Change of trend since BTF (∆T)
Hospital mortality: /1000 admissions
 Trend since baseline (T1)
 Change of trend since BTF (∆T)
  • ↑: upward trend; ↓: downward trend; –: no change of trend.

  • BTF, Between the Flags; DRG, diagnostic-related group; IHCA, in-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest.