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Table 2 Primary and secondary outcomes before and after implementation of the e-pathway

From: Implementation of an electronic care pathway for hip fracture patients: a pilot before and after study

  Control Group
(n = 129)
E-pathway Group
(n = 52)
Unadjusted Adjusteda
OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value
Primary Outcomes
 Delay in surgery (> 48 h), n (%) 77 (59.7%) 11 (21.6%) 0.19 (0.09–0.39) < 0.001 0.22 (0.10–0.49) < 0.001
 LOS, median (IQR) 12 (7–19) 11 (7–17) −1.12 (−4.41–2.18)b 0.505 −1.07 (−4.77–2.62)b 0.567
Secondary Outcomes
 In-hospital Mortality, n (%) 7 (5.4%) 1 (1.9%) 0.34 (0.04–2.85) 0.321 0.19 (0.01–2.49) 0.206
Discharge Location, n (%)
 Home 11 (8.5%) 6 (11.5%) 1.40 (0.49–4.00) 0.531 1.52 (0.40–5.73) 0.539
 Nursing Home/RAC 32 (24.8%) 9 (17.3%) 0.63 (0.28–1.44) 0.278 0.67 (0.27–1.67) 0.393
  1. aAdjusted for age and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR)
  2. bBeta-coefficient (Confidence Intervals)
  3. OR Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval, SD Standard Deviation, IQR Interquartile Range