Table 3

Crude hospital mortality, 30-day readmission, lengths of stay for study groups
Traditional-FP FP-Hospitalist GIM-Hospitalist Other IM
N = 2911 N = 16 475 N = 2135 N = 13 002
% death (n)
13.2% (383) 14.0% (2310) 7.0% (149) 6.0% (779)
% readmitted (n) 12.9% (376) 11.0% (1806) 13.2% (283) 12.6% (1644)
mean LOS in days (SD) 8.90 (12.58) 9.97 (12.19) 5.64 (7.88) 4.26 (4.30)

LOS = length of stay, SD = standard deviation, FP = family physician, GIM = general internal medicine, IM = internal medicine.

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Yousefi and Chong BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:204   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-204

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