Table 4

Number of participants and number and percentage identified as high-risk by the 2-step tool, by hospital unit type

Hospital unitTotal participants, nHigh-risk participants, n (%)
General medicine8344 (53)
Surgical specialties7628 (37)
Medical specialties5821 (36)
Geriatrics5727 (47)
Oncology5722 (39)
General surgery5513 (24)
Critical care4214 (33)
Orthopaedics409 (23)
Emergency short stay2811 (39)
Gynaecology172 (11)