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Table 2 Patient demographics.

From: Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis guideline implementation is improved by nurse directed feedback and audit

  Baseline (Audit 1) Post intervention (Audit 2)
Gender   
   Male, n (%) 2243 (51.0) 2211 (50.5)
   Female, n (%) 2156 (49.0) 2164 (49.5)
Mean age in years (SD) 69.0 (18.26) 69.7 (17.68)
Mean weight in kg (SD) 74.6 (21.9) 74.3 (23.3)
High risk*, n (%) 3618 (82.2) 3544 (81.0)
  1. n = number; SD = standard deviation *High risk = Age >60 years or admission due to acute respiratory disease, heart failure, malignancy, ischaemic stroke, rheumatological or inflammatory or existence of previous VTE[15].