Table 3

Types of interruptions in urban and suburban hospitals

Interruptions (IN)UrbanSuburban
VariableMean±SDMean±SD
Visual and auditoryIN24.04±1.0254.19±0.751
Phone callsIN32.85±1.3113.65±1.038
IntrusionsIN43.50±1.2223.99±0.778
RuminationIN53.01±1.2214.07±0.943