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Table 2 Length of stay, hospital charge, and discharge destinations for the four clinical groups

From: Shorter length of hospital stay for hip fracture in those with dementia and without a known diagnosis of osteoporosis in the USA

  Clinical Group
All Dementia only OP only Both OP and Dementia Neither OP nor Dementia
  Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR)
Length of stay (days) 6 (5–7) 6 (5–7) 6 (5–7) 6 (5–7) 6 (5–8)
Hospital charges ($1000) 45 (3166) 43 (30–68) 46 (32–66) 44 (30–64) 46 (32–66)
Hospital discharge status* N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
 Home 67 (3%) 12 (4%) 20 (2%) 11 (4%) 24 (2%)
 Inpatient Rehab 228 (10.5%) 18 (6%) 91 (11%) 20 (8%) 99 (11%)
 SNF/NH 1772 (81.5) 229 (82%) 631 (81%) 201 (81%) 711 (81%)
 Acute care 73 (3%) 12 (4%) 26 (3%) < 10 (1%) 31 (3%)
 Died/Hospice 35 (2%) < 10 (2%) < 10 (0%) 11 (4%) 10 (1%)
  1. Abbreviations: IQR interquartile range, NH nursing home, OP osteoporosis, SNF specialized nursing facility
  2. *Chi-square test df = 3 (row mean scores differ), statistic = 6.8210, P = 0.0778