TABLE 1

Quality and Cost Comparisons (N = 127) Across Subgroups

VariableQualityCost
Increased (n = 76 [60%])No Change (n = 30 [23%])Decreased (n = 21 [17%])Increased (n = 91 [72%])No Change (n = 29 [23%])Decreased (n = 7 [6%])
Interaction
 All the time (n = 70 [55%])50 (71)10 (14)10 (14)50 (71)15 (21)5 (7)
 Sometimes (n = 42 [33%])18 (43)14 (33)10 (24)30 (71)11 (26)1 (2)
 Never (n = 15 [12%])8 (53)6 (40)1 (7)11 (73)3 (20)1 (7)
P = .014*P = .834
Hospital type
 Community (n = 24 [19%])9 (38)10 (42)5 (21)20 (83)4 (17)0
 Academic (n = 103 [81%])67 (65)20 (19)16 (16)71 (72)25 (24)7 (6.8)
P = .033*P = .332
Years of experience
 0–5 (n = 52 [41%])33 (63)11 (21)8 (15)33 (63)14 (27)5 (10)
 6–10 (n = 36 [28%])23 (66)7 (20)5 (14)27 (77)7 (20)1 (3)
 >10 (n = 30 [31%])20 (50)12 (30)8 (20)31 (78)8 (20)1 (3)
P = .673P = .475
  • Results are presented as n (%).