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Table 2 Percentages of respondents working in community hospitals vs. other settings reporting 50% or greater adherence to assessed care practices*

From: Adherence to recommended practices for perioperative anesthesia care for older adults among US anesthesiologists: results from the ASA Committee on Geriatric Anesthesia-Perioperative Brain Health Initiative ASA member survey

 Practice location: community hospital n/N (%)Practice location: all other* n/N (%)p
Preoperative frailty evaluation using a formal measurement scale29/764 (3.8%)51/717(6.6%)0.012
Preoperative comprehensive geriatric evaluation15/765 (2.0%)29/767 (3.8%)0.033
Multimodal analgesia use in the first 24 h after surgery621/764 (81.3%)651/768 (84.8%)0.069
Preoperative screening for dementia or other pre-existing cognitive impairment using a formal measurement scale75/764 (9.8%)95/768 (12.4%)0.112
Postoperative delirium screening using a formal measurement scale*68/764 (8.9%)109/767 (14.2%)0.001
Preoperative provision of information to patient or family regarding the risk of developing delirium or other cognitive disorders after surgery450/764 (58.9%)366/768 (47.7%)< 0.001
  1. *Community hospital, government hospital, nongovernment hospital, medical school, free-standing surgery center, multilocation health system, office-based practice