Table 4

Kaplan-Meier estimates of length of stay
25 percentile Median 75 percentile
Temporary residential care
  All sites 16.0 (14, 17) 31.0 (28, 33) 59.0 (53, 67)
  Coastal town 14.0 (undefined) 34.5 (28, 42) 192.5 (112, 364)
  Rural county 20.0 (18, 20) 32.0 (30, 34) 48.0 (45, 53)
  London suburb 8.0 (7, 11) 15.0 (13, 18) 39.0 (24, 59)
Permanent residential care
  All sites 219.0 (193, 241) 544.5 (495, 586) *
  Coastal town 116.0 (71, 161) 369.0 (271, 516) *
  Rural county 254.5 (230, 294) 559.0 (503, 617) *
  London suburb 170.0 (113, 230) 671.0 (483, undefined) *
Nursing care
  All sites 73.0 (57, 90) 283.0 (243, 330) 693.0 (636, 766)
  Coastal town 22.0 (14, 42) 231.0 (118, 363) 649.0 (458, undefined)
  Rural county 73.0 (57, 95) 261.0 (218, 315) 636.0 (586, 693)
  London suburb 118.0 (65, 174) 440.0 (290, 585) *

*Could not be estimated as fewer than 75% of patients were discharged within the period covered by the data set. Data are in days (95% confidence interval).

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