Table 4

Hospital Characteristics, by Bleeding-related Complication and/or Blood Product Transfusion Status

Characteristic

Complication*

No Complication

P-value


Number of patients

351,065

1,175,208

Hospital size--beds, N (%)

50-249

61,300 (17.5%)

219,235 (18.7%)

< 0.001

250-749

250,774 (71.4%)

829,201 (70.6%)

750+

38,991 (11.1%)

126,772 (10.8%)

Teaching hospital, N (%)

153,739 (43.8%)

505,674 (43.0%)

< 0.001

Hospital location, N (%)

Urban

313,037 (89.2%)

1,043,060 (88.8%)

< 0.001

Rural

34,563 (9.8%)

120,977 (10.3%)

Unknown

3,465 (1.0%)

11,171 (1.0%)

Hospital length of stay

Mean (SD)

10.4 (13.5)

4.5 (5.4)

< 0.001

Median (Range)

6.0 (1-615)

3 (1-495)


N = number of patients, SD = standard deviation

*Bleeding complication and/or blood product transfusion

Stokes et al. BMC Health Services Research 2011 11:135   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-135

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