Table 3

Results of the regression analysis assessing the effect of time, area and policy on the mortality difference between weekend and weekday admissions for 7-day and 30-day in-hospital mortality

ParameterGreater London compared with the rest of EnglandHASUs compared with the rest of England
Estimate (SE)p ValueEstimate (SE)p Value
7-day in-hospital mortality
Intercept0.048 (0.005)<0.0010.047 (0.005)<0.001
Admission time (quarter)−0.002 (0.001)<0.001−0.002 (0.003)<0.001
Area−0.004 (0.012)0.7210.001 (0.017)0.9647
Policy0.019 (0.009)0.0620.016 (0.009)0.078
Area×policy−0.009 (0.015)0.554−0.018 (0.0207)0.3683
30-day in-hospital mortality
Intercept0.015 (0.002)<0.0010.016 (0.002)<0.001
Admission time (quarter)−0.001 (0.001)0.002−0.001 (0.001)<0.001
Area0.002 (0.005)0.701−0.001 (0.008)0.850
Policy0.009 (0.004)0.0620.013 (0.010)0.061
Area×policy−0.003 (0.006)0.626−0.005 (0.009)0.585
  • Estimate unit is death per admission.

  • HASU, hyperacute stroke unit.