Table 1

Descriptive statistics for analysis variables (N = 41,306)
Mean Min Max
BNP Orders 1.787 1 31
(SD = 1.364)
Age ≤ 40 0.022 0 1
40 < Age ≤ 60 0.146 0 1
60 < Age ≤ 80 0.432 0 1
Age > 80 0.399 0 1
Female 0.500 0 1
White 0.905 0 1
Black 0.023 0 1
Hispanic 0.024 0 1
Other race 0.048 0 1
Emergency admission 0.849 0 1
Elective admission 0.046 0 1
Urgent admission 0.103 0 1
DCG/HCC risk score 4.347 −0.875 17.779
(SD = 2.271)
Private insurance 0.132 0 1
Medicare 0.635 0 1
Medicaid 0.023 0 1
Self-pay 0.007 0 1
Private managed care 0.027 0 1
Medicare managed care 0.162 0 1
Medicaid managed care 0.014 0 1
Monthly time trend 21.659 1 45
(SD = 0.496)
Post intervention period 0.564 0 1

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Levick et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:43   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-13-43

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