Multivariate Linear Regression Analysis of Factors Associated With Duration of Rounds

FactorEstimate, β CoefficientP
Academic environment1.3<.001
Average daily censusa0.6<.001
Sit-down rounds−0.3.52
Hallway rounds0.6.17
  • The average duration of rounds included 4 categories, namely, <30 minutes, 30 to 60 minutes, 60 to 90 minutes, and >90 minutes.

  • a Each 0.6-patient increase in the average daily census was associated with a 30-minute increase in the duration-of-rounds category.