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Table 3 Variables related to inappropriateness of admission Control group

From: Reduction in inappropriate hospital use based on analysis of the causes

   Appropriate Inappropriate p
Type of Service     <0.001
  Medical 417 (89.1) 51 (10.9)  
  Surgical 254 (98.8)  2 (1.3)  
Weekend     0.731
  YES 147 (93.6) 10 (6.4)  
  NO 524 (91.0) 44 (7.7)  
Holidays     0.202
  YES 135 (95.1)  7 (4.9)  
  NO 536 (91.9) 47 (8.1)  
Sex     0.895
  Male 379 (92.4) 31 (7.6)  
  Female 292 (92.7) 23 (7.3)  
Type of Admission     0.346
  Programmed 135 (94.4)  8 (5.6)  
  Emergency 536 (92.1) 46 (7.9)  
Origin     0.315
  Emergencies 423 (91.6) 39 (8.4)  
  Consultation 62 (91.2)  6 (8.8)  
  Home 88 (96.7)  3 (3.3)  
  Other Centre 98 (94.2)  6 (5.8)  
Age   63.1 ± 19.4 56.9 ± 17.9 0.010
Rate of Occupancy   85.4 ± 6.2 85.1 ± 6.9 0.804
Number of Admissions   44.2 ± 12.4 45.9 ± 10.9 0.352
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