TABLE 2

Results of the significance level computed with the Tukey post hoc test (ANOVA analysis) regarding in-hospital mortality differences between the different seasons

All patientsWinterSpringSummerAutumn
Mean difference (95% CI)p-valueMean difference (95% CI)p-valueMean difference (95% CI)p-valueMean difference (95% CI)p-value
Winter−0.002 (−0.005–0.002)0.3630.003 (0.000–0.006)0.0390.012 (0.010–0.015)<0.001
Spring0.002 (−0.002–0.005)0.3630.005 (0.002–0.008)0.00010.014 (0.011–0.017)<0.001
Summer−0003 (−0.006– −0.000)0.039−0.005 (−0.008–0.002)0.00010.009 (0.007–0.012)<0.001
Autumn−0.012 (−0.015– −0.010)<0.001−0.014 (−0.017– −0.011)<0.001−0.009 (−0.012– −0.007)<0.001
Male patientsWinterSpringSummerAutumn
Mean difference (95% CI)p-valueMean difference (95% CI)p-valueMean difference (95% CI)p-valueMean difference (95% CI)p-value
Winter−0.06 (−0.010 to −0.002)0.0030.002 (−0.002 to 0.007)0.4830.008 (0.004 to 0.012)<0.001
Spring0.006 (0.002 to 0.010)0.0030.008 (0.004 to 0.012)<0.0010.014 (0.010 to 0.018)<0.001
Summer−0.002 (−0.007 to 0.002)0.483−0.008 (−0.012 to −0.004)<0.0010.006 (0.002 to 0.010)0.002
Autumn−0.008 (−0.012 to −0.004)<0.001−0.014 (−0.018 to −0.010)<0.001−0.006 (−0.010 to −0.002)0.002
Female patientsWinterSpringSummerAutumn
Mean difference (95% CI)p-valueMean difference (95% CI)p-valueMean difference (95% CI)p-valueMean difference (95% CI)p-value
Winter0.001 (−0.002–0.005)0.7600.003 (−0.001–0.007)0.1060.160 (0.012–0.020)<0.001
Spring−0.001 (−0.005–0.002)0.7600.002 (−0.002–0.006)0.5770.015 (0.011–0.018)<0.001
Summer−0.003 (−0.007–0.005)0.106−0.002 (−0.006–0.002)0.5770.013 (0.009–0.017)<0.001
Autumn−0.016 (−0.020– −0.012)<0.001−0.015 (−0.018– −0.011)<0.001−0.013 (−0.017– −0.009)<0.001