TABLE 1

Postcall Survey Responses Before and After Intervention

Before InterventionAfter InterventionP
nMeanSDnMeanSD
Call night busy (1 very slow to 5 very busy)
 Site 1852.931.17852.851.22.65
 Site 21363.201.071342.901.11.02
 Combined2213.101.112192.881.15.044
Sign-out rating (1 inadequate to 5 excellent)
 Site 1853.910.67853.990.52.37
 Site 21363.470.901343.540.83.48
 Combined2213.640.842193.720.76.30
No. of patients
 Site 18518.244.718420.827.63.009
 Site 213619.305.0913418.013.43.02
 Combined22118.894.9721819.095.60.69
No. of admits
 Site 1852.612.00842.322.01.35
 Site 21343.102.461303.012.65.77
 Combined2192.912.302142.742.44.45
% nights with rapid response team
 Site 18512.948521.18.15
 Site 21363.681347.46.17
 Combined2217.2421912.79.052
% nights with PICU transfers
 Site 18413.108315.66.64
 Site 21354.441308.46.18
 Combined2197.7621311.27.21
% nights with unanticipated events based on sign-out
 Site 18415.488314.46.85
 Site 213623.5313021.54.70
 Combined22020.4521318.78.66
  • —, no standard deviation calculated due to dichotomous variable reported as a percentage.