Table 2

Logistic regression of variables predictive of delirium being recognised

BetaSEWaldFreedomORCIP value
LowerUpper
Screening1.620.4314.4315.052.1911.65<0.001*
Grade of screener1.6030.659
Age−0.030.031.0310.970.921.030.309
Gender0.530.411.6511.700.763.800.199
Dementia0.190.480.1511.200.473.090.700
Frailty1.34820.510
Specialty7.0060.324
  • Screening for delirium was associated with nearly five-fold increased likelihood of delirium recognition. The grade or profession of the screener did not impact on the chances of delirium being recognised. Recognition was not affected by age, gender, dementia, frailty or specialty.