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Table 3 Prevalence of physical and chemical restraint use in four different acute hospitals during midweek visits, Cairo, Egypt, April 2014

From: Restraint use among selected hospitalized elderly patients in Cairo, Egypt

  Physical restraint use N (%) Chemical restraint use N (%) Both physical and chemical restraint use N (%) Any restraint use N (%)
University Hospital A (N = 113) 0 (0) 6 (5.3) 0 (0) 6 (5.3)
University Hospital B (N = 69) 4 (5.8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (5.8)
Ministerial Hospital (N = 57) 5 (8.8) 6 (10.5) 0 (0) 11 (19.3)
Private Hospital (N = 48) 0 (0) 9 (18.8) 2 (4.1) 11 (22.9)
Total 9 (3.1) 21 (7.3) 2 (0.7) 32 (11.1)