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Table 1 Characteristics of excluded and included patients

From: Effects of a rapid response system on quality of life: a prospective cohort study in surgical patients before and after implementing a rapid response system

  Excluded Included p-value
Before RRS implementation n = 81 n = 437  
Gender male (%) 40 (49) 225 (52) 0.58
Mean age mean (SD) 57 (21) 56 (15) 0.41
ASA-PS (SD) 2.3 (0.9) 2.0 (0.8) 0.01
After RRS implementation n = 83 n = 466  
Gender male (%) 42 (51) 239 (51) 0.83
Age mean (SD) 61 (18) 58 (16) 0.07
ASA-PS (SD) 2.4 (0.8) 2.1 (0.7) <0.01
  1. RRS = rapid response system; SD = standard deviation; ASA-PS = American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status.