Table 2

Study groups and response rate (for intervention and control departments across time)
    Baseline (T1)    Follow-up (T2)
Surveyed groups Eligible physicians Participating physicians % Physicians employed Participating physicians %
Physicians Intervention 35 19 54.3 37 21 56.8
Control 27 19 70.0 25 16 64.0
Admitted patients Participating patients % Admitted patients Participating patients %
Patients Intervention 1009 437 43.3 1027 621 60.5
Control 751 305 40.6 805 296 36.8

Note: Intervention (Trauma Surgery and Cardiology Department), Control (General Surgery and Gastroenterology); Admitted patients: in patients who were admitted to the study departments within the timeline of respective assessments.

Weigl et al.

Weigl et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:401   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-401

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