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Table 4 Hospital Characteristics, by Bleeding-related Complication and/or Blood Product Transfusion Status

From: Impact of bleeding-related complications and/or blood product transfusions on hospital costs in inpatient surgical patients

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)  
  1. N = number of patients, SD = standard deviation
  2. *Bleeding complication and/or blood product transfusion