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Table 2 Baseline characteristics for post-implementation analysis

From: Effectiveness of a standardized electronic admission order set for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Characteristics Respirologist General internist Hospitalist
No order set (n = 64) Order set (n = 33) No order set (n = 148) Order set (n = 59) No order set (n = 239) Order set (n = 314)
Mean age, years (SD) 63 (11) 64 (10) 69 (11) 71 (12) 72 (12) 71 (10)
Age group, n (%)
< 55 8 (13) 6 (18) 12 (8) 8 (14) 15 (6) 21 (7)
55–64 27 (42) 10 (30) 37 (25) 14 (24) 39 (16) 68 (22)
65–74 20 (31) 9 (27) 50 (34) 14 (24) 72 (30) 106 (34)
75–84 9 (14) 8 (24) 36 (24) 18 (31) 65 (27) 88 (28)
85+ 0 0 13 (9) 5 (9) 48 (20) 31 (10)
Male sex, n (%) 34 (53) 12 (36) 75 (51) 29 (49) 134 (56) 159 (51)
Comorbidity, n (%)
Heart failure 4 (6) 2 (6) 39 (26) 11 (19) 37 (15) 26 (8)
Dementia 0 1 (3) 4 (3) 0 11 (5) 5 (2)
Diabetes 9 (14) 8 (24) 46 (31) 16 (27) 45 (19) 63 (20)
Renal disease 2 (3) 0 4 (3) 2 (3) 7 (3) 8 (3)
Liver disease 0 0 1 (1) 0 2 (1) 2 (1)
  1. SD = standard deviation