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Table 2 Demographics of the study population

From: Patient severity matters for night-shift workload for internal medicine residents in Taiwan

  All patients (n = 2518)
  n (%) Mean (SD)
Age (yr)   69.1 (15.3)
Male 1337 (53.1)  
Hospital LOS (days)   9.9 (9.0)
ICU admission 99 (3.9)  
Hospital mortality 176 (7.0)  
Diagnosis   
Pneumonia 701 (27.8)  
COPD 125 (5.0)  
CHF 85 (3.4)  
Gastrointestinal bleeding 264 (10.5)  
IAI 206 (8.2)  
Cellulitis 126 (5.0)  
UTI 705 (29.0)  
Other 306 (12.2)  
DNR 457 (18.1)  
Disposition   
Home 1834 (72.8)  
Nursing home 131 (5.0)  
Death 176 (7.0)  
GHTD 40 (1.6)  
Other department/institution 337 (13.4)  
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation or number of cases (%).
  2. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, CCI Charlson comorbidity index, CHF congestive heart failure, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, DNR do-not-resuscitate, GHTD go home to die, IAI intra-abdominal infection, ICU intensive care unit, LOS length of stay, UTI urinary tract infection.