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Table 4 Variables related with health-related quality of life outcomes

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

  ASA B 95% CI
3 months after surgery    
Intercept   0.12 0.43 - -0.18
Before RRS implementation vs after   - 0.02 - 0.05 - 0.02
Gender, male vs female   0.02 - 0.02 - 0.05
Age   ≤ 0.01 0.30 - ≤0.01
LOS planned ICU   ≤ 0.01 ≤ - 0.01- ≤0.01
ASA 1 tot 4 vs ASA 5 1 0.42 0.14 - 0.71
  2 0.41 0.12 - 0.69
  3 0.34 0.05 - 0.62
  4 0.37 0.06 - 0.68
EQ-5D pre surgery   0.26 0.21- 0.31
6 months after surgery    
Intercept   0.25 - 0.04 - 0.54
before RRS implementation vs after   - 0.01 - 0.05 - 0.02
Gender, male vs female   0.03 ≤ - 0.01 - 0.06
Age   ≤ 0.01 ≤ - 0.01 - ≤0.01
LOS planned ICU   ≤ 0.01 ≤ - 0.01 - ≤0.01
ASA 1 to 4 vs ASA 5 1 0.32 0.05 - 0.60
  2 0.28 0.01 - 0.56
  3 0.25 - 0.02 - 0.52
  4 0.26 - 0.05 - 0.56
EQ-5D pre-surgery   0.24 0.19 - 0.29
  1. EQ-5D = Euroqol 5 index scale -0.33 - 1; RRS = rapid response system; ASA = American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status.
  2. LOS planned ICU = length of stay planned intensive care admission; CI = confidence interval.