Table 2

Summary of results from the main multivariate and two sensitivity analyses of modifiable predictor variables

Main multivariate analysisAdmitted with hip fracture (n=669)Admitted to hospitals with higher carer satisfaction (n=3375)
Predictor variableInteractions*Estimated effect
(95% CI)
P value
Discharge planning within 24 hours of admission
Yes versus no
−0.24
(−0.29 to −0.18)
<0.001
−0.38
(−0.55 to −0.21)
<0.001
YesOld age liaison psychiatrist consultant Yes versus no−0.29
(−0.46 to −0.11)
0.002
No−0.07 (−0.25 to 0.11)
0.425
Evidence of discussing discharge with carers
Yes versus no
0.26
(0.21 to 0.32)
<0.001
0.41
(0.27 to 0.55)
<0.001
YesGender of the patient
Female versus male
0.005
(−0.07 to 0.08)
0.901
No−0.20
(−0.34 to −0.05)
0.008
  • *When an interaction effect is present, the estimated effects of risk factors are interpreted taking into effect the interaction column.