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Table 2 Patient characteristics during three phases of pre-intervention, intervention, and post-intervention

From: Development of clinical-guideline-based mobile application and its effect on head CT scan utilization in neurology and neurosurgery departments

Patient characteristics Pre-intervention (N = 127) Intervention (N = 187) Post-Intervention (N = 101) Total (N = 415)
Sex (%)
 Male 88 (29.5) 138 (46.3) 72 (24.2) 298 (100)
 Female 39 (33.3) 49 (41.9) 29 (24.8) 117 (100)
Diagnosis (%)
 Head trauma 25 (36.2) 29(42) 15 (21.8) 69 (100)
 Hemorrhagic lesion 27 (28.7) 47 (50) 20 (21.3) 94 (100)
 Ischemic lesions 18 (19.6) 54 (58.7) 20 (21.7) 92 (100)
 Tumors 15 (45.5) 8 (24.2) 10 (30.3) 33 (100)
 Other neurological disorders 42 (33.1) 49 (38.6) 36 (28.3) 127 (100)
Treatment (%)
 Surgical 61 (39.6) 55 (35.7) 38 (24.7) 154 (100)
 Medical 66 (25.3) 132 (50.6) 63 (24.1) 261 (100)
Age
 Median (Q1; Q3)* 47 (26; 67) 58 (37; 76) 55 (33; 70) 54 (31; 73)
Length of stay
 Median (Q1; Q3)* 8 (5; 12) 6 (4; 10) 5 (4; 10) 6 (4; 10)
  1. *All data has been reported using Median (Q1, Q3)