Table 3

Predictors of physician documentation of advice

Variable n Proportion of physicians documenting advice Standard error Degrees of freedom F p Value
Patient sex
 Female3460.4980.0261, 6415.610.0181
 A1030.3820.0483, 64110.240.0001
Length of hospital stay6480.0141/day3-150 0.005/day1, 6414.690.0308
Smoking related disease
 Yes3200.4920.0271, 6413.450.0639
  • 3-150 With each day in the hospital, the proportion of physicians documenting advice increased by this amount.