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Table 2 Distribution of LOS in the MA Case Mix Population and in ECLIPSE

From: Accounting for the relationship between per diem cost and LOS when estimating hospitalization costs

Complication Group ECLIPSE MA Case Mix Database
  LOS (Days)   LOS (Days) PD Costs ($)
  N (%) Mean (SD) Min-Med-Max N* (%) Mean (SD) Min-Med-Max Mean (SD) Min-Med-Max
ALL 1,164 8.3 (5.9) 1 - 7 - 74 10,450 9.3 (5.1) 1 - 8 - 58 -- --
Death 26 (2.2) 11.9 (10.4) 1 - 7.5 - 32 134 (1.3) 11.1 (8.2) 1 - 8 - 32 15,434 (14,562) 2,958 – 10,997 – 89,957
Bleed(s) 96 (8.2) 8.9 (5.1) 4 - 8 - 46 561 (5.4) 10.4 (5.4) 4 - 9 - 43 6,503 (2,581) 1,851 – 6,162 – 17,762
MI 11 (0.9) 10.5 (3.8) 6 - 11 - 17 116 (1.1) 10.1 (3.1) 6 - 10 - 17 6,353 (2,726) 2,061 – 5,828 – 14,375
None/Other 965 (82.9) 7.4 (4.1) 3 - 7 - 74 8,624 (82.5) 8.4 (4.1) 3 - 7 - 58 6,188 (2,288) 30 – 5,883 – 26,193
Infection 3 (0.3) 14 (9.2) 6 - 12 - 24 204 (2.0) 12.2 (4.6) 6 - 12 - 24 5,968 (2,150) 2,040 – 5,914 – 12,062
>2 Compls 5 (0.4) 25.2 (13.9) 7 - 22 - 41 26 (0.2) 25.6 (8) 10 - 26 - 41 5,804 (1,842) 3,009 – 5,333 – 9,753
Stroke 3 (0.3) 24 (23.4) 9 - 12 - 51 110 (1.1) 15.1 (5.9) 9 - 13 - 46 4,929 (1,730) 1,825 – 4,587 – 10,773
2 Compls 21 (1.8) 24.9 (18) 6 - 17 - 62 212 (2.0) 18.8 (9.1) 6 - 17 - 57 5,208 (2,156) 1,842 – 4,881 – 15,161
Renal 34 (2.9) 11.3 (7.4) 6 - 0 - 42 463 (4.4) 15 (6.9) 6 - 14 - 42 5,035 (1,895) 1,802 – 4,798 – 13,252
  1. * 158 (1.5%) observations were excluded to match the range of LOS in ECLIPSE.
  2. Min = Minimum; Med = Median; Max = Maximum.