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Table 2 Rates of inappropriate CAM-ICU assessments

From: Prospective evaluation of inappropriate unable-to-assess CAM-ICU documentations of critically ill adult patients

CAM-ICU MICU SICU Total p value
UTA 96 20 116  
 Inappropriate UTA, n (%) 24 (25) 11 (55) 35 (30.2) 0.0142
Positive 90 13 103 0.0629
 Inappropriate positive, n (%) 20 (22.2) 7 (53.8) 27 (26.2) 0.0369
Negative 168 52 220 0.0293
 Inappropriate negative, n (%) 4 (2.4) 8 (15.4) 12 (5.5) 0.0014
Total CAM-ICU assessments 354 85 439  
 Not assessed 283 184 467 <0.0001