TABLE 3

Language Screening and Provision of Interpretation at Least Once During Hospital Stay

Identified as LEP at registrationTotal
Yes (+)No (–)
Identified as LEP by  request for interpretationYes779 (76%)68 (7%)847 (83%)
No169 (16%)15a (1%)184 (17%)
% Total948 (92%)83 (8%)1031a (100%)
  • a The “ascertainment corrected” number of LEP families was 1031 (95% confidence interval: 1022–1040). The number of patients who had been “missed” by both methods was 15 (95% confidence interval: 7–24).