Table 3

Median values and IQRs for outcomes by group

OUTCOMEGROUP A (N = 424), MEDIAN (IQR)GROUP B (N = 189), MEDIAN (IQR)PVALUE
LOS, d8.0 (4.0 to 13.0)8.0 (4.0 to 15.0).687
LOS - ELOS, d0.6 (−2.7 to 4.7)0.2 (−3.2 to 5.5).657
LOS:ELOS1.1 (0.6 to 1.7)1.0 (0.5 to 1.8).826
Total hospital costs,* $6498 (4035 to 11 313)6798 (4040 to 12 713).673
Total hospital costs per RIW unit,* $5952 (3985 to 8167)5428 (3955 to 8356).406
  • ELOS—expected length of stay, IQR—interquartile range, LOS—length of stay, LOS - ELOS—difference between LOS and ELOS, LOS:ELOS—acute LOS to ELOS ratio, RIW—resource intensity weight.

  • * Total hospital costs missing for 66 admissions.