Table 4

Variation is use of allogeneic transfusion attributable to hospital for patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Group:

Intraclass correlation coefficient

95% Confidence interval


Overall

29.95%

20.45% to 41.55%

Type of admission:

Elective

29.30%

19.67% to 41.22%

Urgent

25.68%

16.35% to 37.91%

Emergency

26.43%

16.14% to 40.14%

Age:

< 70 years

30.06%

19.85% to 42.71%

≥ 70 years

27.44%

18.26% to 39.04%

Gender:

Men

31.17%

21.15% to 43.33%

Women

24.77%

15.36% to 37.38%

Race:

White

29.97%

20.43% to 41.63%

African-American

6.47%

1.89% to 19.86%


Rogers et al. BMC Medicine 2009 7:37   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-7-37

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