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Table 1 Description of study sites

From: Implementation of smoking cessation guidelines in the emergency department: a qualitative study of staff perceptions

Variable Hospital 1 Hospital 2
Annual ED volume 39,573 29,418
Type of medical record Electronic Paper-based
Patient characteristics   
Age (mean) 41.4 49.3
Sex (% female) 53 57
Race/ethnicity, %   
   White (non-Hispanic) 88.8 89.7
   Black 6.7 7.4
   Hispanic 2.9 2.0
   Other 1.6 0.9
Uninsured, % 10 7
Mode of transport (% private vehicle or walk-in) 78 78
ED disposition (% admitted) 25 30