Table 5

Estimated regression associations between weekend mortality effects for all admissions and numbers of specialties achieving clinical standards

No of specialties/clinical areas achieving clinical standardLevel of weekend effect (2015/2016)Change in weekend effect
(2015/2016–2013/2014)
OR (95% CI)Logged OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)Logged OR (95% CI)
Time to first consultant review−0.0026 (−0.0082 to 0.0029)−0.0025 (−0.0072 to 0.0023)0.0013 (−0.0061 to 0.0088)0.0012 (−0.0053 to 0.0075)
Access to diagnostics−0.0017 (−0.0092 to 0.0058)−0.0009 (−0.0073 to 0.0055)0.0082 (−0.0018 to 0.0181)0.0076 (−0.0010 to 0.0162)
Access to consultant directed interventions−0.0054 (−0.0167 to 0.0059)−0.0051 (−0.0148 to 0.0046)−0.0085 (−0.0236 to 0.0066)−0.0075 (−0.0205 to 0.0055)
Ongoing review0.0041 (−0.0006 to 0.0088)0.0036 (−0.0004 to 0.0076)0.0010 (−0.0053 to 0.0072)0.0007 (−0.0047 to 0.0061)
Constant term1.1938 (1.0865 to 1.3012)0.1727 (0.0808 to 0.2646)−0.0308 (−0.1739 to 0.1123)−0.0291 (−0.1527 to 0.0944)
R2 0.03200.03390.03130.0342
  • Based on data from 123 Trusts reporting achievement of the clinical standards.