Table 3

Main Key Performance Indicators during years 2007 and 2009
2007 IQR: Q1-Q3 2009 IQR: Q1-Q3 P value
Same day of surgery admission 64.87% 51.07% to 70.02% 86.01% 83.50% to 88.93% <0.05
Pre-surgery length of stay (days)* 0.58 0.53 to 0.70 0.26 0.24 to 0.32 <0.05
Global length of stay (without day surgery, days)* 8.56 6.88 to 10.01 7.93 6.78 to 9.51 0.051
Scheduled patient length of stay (without day surgery, days)* 4.85 3.73 to 6.33 4.54 3.62 to 4.54 <0.05
A&E patient length of stay (days)* 11.64 9.82 to 13.93 11.46 9.49-13.56 0.22
Cancelled interventions 216 _ 42 _ _
A&E patients admitted to hospital 10.46% 9.26% to 11.90% 10.49% 9.20% to 12.13% 0.33
Discharge planning 43.05% 40.09% to 45% 86.01% 84.92% to 87.10% <0.01
Daily patients placed out of service 70 56 to 78 62 49 to 69 <0.05
Emergency inpatients waiting for a bed 5 1 to 11 3 1 to 7.50 <0.01

*Mann–Whitney test.

Ortiga et al.

Ortiga et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:180   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-180

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