TABLE 4.

Selected Outcomes for Patients With and Without Medical Errors

1988199119941997
Deaths (%)
 Patients without a medical errors0.52 (0.49, 0.57)*0.56 (0.54, 0.66)0.46 (0.41, 0.52)0.39 (0.35, 0.43)
 Patients with a medical errors2.25 (1.99, 2.54)2.15 (1.88, 2.45)2.07 (1.79, 2.37)2.03 (1.73, 2.36)
Mean LOS (d)
 Patients without a medical errors4.64 (4.46, 4.83)4.52 (4.41, 4.64)4.48 (4.33, 4.63)3.52 (3.39, 3.65)
 Patients with a medical errors10.51 (9.80, 11.23)10.59 (9.91, 11.28)11.12 (10.42, 11.81)10.77 (9.97, 11.57)
Length of stay (d)
 0–11.61 (1.52, 1.70)1.92 (1.76, 2.09)1.68 (1.55, 1.83)1.24 (1.07, 1.44)
 20.84 (0.78, 0.90)1.16 (1.04, 1.29)1.42 (1.30, 1.56)1.23 (1.09, 1.38)
 30.93 (0.88, 0.99)1.55 (1.39, 1.73)1.71 (1.57, 1.85)1.89 (1.65, 2.15)
 41.18 (1.09, 1.28)2.12 (1.95, 2.29)2.75 (2.51, 3.01)3.03 (2.70, 3.39)
 51.84 (1.73, 1.96)3.07 (2.81, 3.35)3.66 (3.37, 3.97)4.23 (3.77, 4.73)
 6–103.55 (3.31, 3.81)5.55 (5.10, 6.02)6.13 (5.73, 6.55)6.58 (5.88, 7.33)
 >106.27 (5.60, 7.00)9.38 (8.37, 10.47)11.60 (10.45, 12.83)12.95 (11.43, 14.60)
  • * Data are represented as point estimates (95% confidence intervals).