TABLE 4

Clinical outcomes for preintervention group compared to intervention group

ParameterPreintervention (n = 247)Intervention (n = 233)Relative risk reduction (%)P value
30-day mortality52 (21)a28 (12)a43<0.01
Hospital LOSc (days)14.2 ± 16.7b13.0 ± 16.5b 0.44
  • a Data represent number (percent) of patients.

  • b Data represent mean ± standard deviation.

  • c LOS, length of stay (length of time of hospitalization blood culture positivity to discharge).