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Table 1 Characteristics of Admissions 2007-2010

From: Using routine data to monitor inequalities in an acute trust: a retrospective study

  Bariatric Surgery Cholecystectomy Coronary Angioplasty Hip replacement Inguinal hernia Knee replacement Mastectomy
Number of admissions 543 958 2238 778 1129 1303
Number of patients 533 955 2060 734 872 1018 1104
Age Group N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
 18-24 20 3.8 29 3.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 18 2.0 0 0.0 4 0.3
 25-34 77 14.2 169 17.6 6 0.3 14 1.8 61 6.8 2 0.2 31 2.4
 35-44 180 33.1 177 18.5 50 1.2 48 6.2 105 11.7 11 1.0 142 10.9
 45-54 168 30.9 218 22.8 296 13.2 86 11.1 116 12.9 79 7.0 381 29.2
 55-64 80 14.7 166 17.3 681 30.4 189 24.3 199 22.1 290 25.7 388 29.8
65-74 18 3.3 134 14.0 801 35.8 239 30.7 225 25.0 427 37.8 237 18.2
 75-84 0 0.0 62 6.5 365 16.3 166 21.3 133 14.8 275 24.4 98 7.5
 85+ 0 0.0 3 0.3 39 1.7 34 4.4 43 4.8 45 4.0 22 1.7
Sex               
 Male 116 21.4 250 26.1 1680 75.1 346 44.5 819 91.0 349 30.9 0 0.0
 Female 427 78.6 708 73.9 558 24.9 432 55.5 81 9.0 780 69.1 1303 100.0
Deprivation               
 Q1-3 less deprived 170 31.3 281 29.3 1075 48.0 278 35.7 315 35.0 369 32.7 492 37.8
 Q4-5 more deprived 370 68.1 675 70.5 1119 50.0 495 63.6 581 64.6 759 67.2 795 61.0
 Missing 3 0.6 2 0.2 44 2.0 5 0.6 4 0.4 1 0.1 16 1.2
Ethnic Group               
 White 287 52.9 574 59.9 1114 49.8 616 79.2 515 57.2 670 59.3 802 61.6
 Asian 48 8.8 74 7.7 598 26.7 46 5.9 69 7.7 180 15.9 126 9.7
 Black 62 11.4 90 9.4 75 3.4 33 4.2 67 7.4 130 11.5 114 8.7
 Mixed & Other 58 10.7 104 10.9 160 7.1 47 6.0 86 9.6 102 9.0 121 9.3
 Missing 88 16.2 116 12.1 291 13.0 36 4.6 163 18.1 47 4.2 140 10.7
Comorbidity               
 No 335 61.7 769 80.3 1177 52.6 588 75.6 720 80.0 811 71.8 1036 79.5
 Yes 208 38.3 189 19.7 1061 47.4 190 24.4 180 20.0 318 28.2 267 20.5
Procedure               
 Gastric bypass 275 50.6             
 Sleeve gastrectomy 126 23.2             
 Gastric banding 142 26.2             
Emergency Readmissions               
 No 501 92.3 903 94.3 2118 94.6 721 92.7 873 97 1053 93.3 1235 94.8
 Yes 42 7.7 55 5.7 120 5.4 57 7.3 27 3 76 6.7 68 5.2
  Median IQR Median IQR Median IQR Median IQR Median IQR Median IQR Median IQR
Waiting time (days) 35 15-64 45 21-74 35 18-56 71 43-116 48 21-85 88 53-128 20 10-27
Length of stay (days) 2 1-2 1 1-2 1 1-1 5 4-7 1 1-2 5 4-7 4 1-7