TABLE 3

Percentage, Mean, SD, and Range of Time Each Participant Spoke Inside Patient Rooms

Role on Team% of Time Talking Inside a Patient RoomMean Talking Time per Patient Room (min)SDRange of Talking Time per Patient Room (min)
Attending25.61.81.90–13.7
Senior9.10.60.80–7
Intern20.21.41.10–5.5
Medical student13.11.41.10–7.8
Family/patient23.01.71.70–16.7
Interpreter4.52.1a1.2a0.3–5.2a
Nurse0.90.10.30–2.0
Silence0.70.00.10–0.5
Other3.10.20.50–4.8
  • a Mean and range of interpreter talk time per patient room only include the rooms with limited English proficiency.