OutcomeEntire CohortHospital FacilityNonhospital Facility
n%n%n%
Death5153.71330.22382.1
Permanent neurologic injury99.537.0310.7
Prolonged hospitalization without injury2122.11330.227.1
No harm1414.71432.600
Totals95100431002899.9
  • * Note that a significantly higher proportion of patients experiencing an adverse sedation event in the nonhospital-based venue suffered death or permanent neurologic injury as the outcome.

  • The venue of sedation could not be determined for all patients.

  • = P < .001 Compared with hospital-based sedation events.