Table 5

Mean hospital resource use by hospital type and patient illness severity in 2006
Characteristic Hospital type Categories of illness severity
Minor- moderate Major Extreme
Mean Hospital LOS, days (95% CI) Children’s Teaching and Non-Teaching Hospital 3.8 10.7 33.1
(3.7-3.9) (10.4-11.1) (31.8-34.4)
Non-Children’s Teaching Hospital 3.6 10.4 35.5
(3.5-3.7) (9.9-10.8) (33.8-37.2)
Non-Children’s Non-Teaching Hospital 2.9 7.4 25.5
(2.8-3.0) (7.1-7.8) (23.3-27.7)
Mean Hospital Charges, 2006 US $ (95% CI) Children’s Teaching and Non-Teaching Hospital 18,095 60,124 198,171
(16,756-19,434) (56,064-64,184) (188,071-208,271)
Non-Children’s Teaching Hospital 9,486 40,584 178,776
(8,852-10,118) (37,478-43,690) (165,652-191,899)
Non-Children’s Non-Teaching Hospital 6,597 27,389 145,325
(6,294-6,901) (25,127-29,651) (131,371-159,279)

Miller et al.

Miller et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:61   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-61

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