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Table 1 Patients’ baseline demographic characteristics

From: Prolonged patients’ In-Hospital Waiting Period after discharge eligibility is associated with increased risk of infection, morbidity and mortality: a retrospective cohort analysis

Patients’ characteristics Value
Age (years, mean ± SE) 76 ± 11
Male gender (%) 52.9 %
Charlson Comorbidity Index (age adjusted, mean ± SE) 6.83 ± 2.8
Norton score (mean ± SE) 11.9 ± 2.52
Length of hospital stay (days prior to IHWP, mean ± SE) 14.1 ± 2.83
Length of IHWP (days, mean ± SE) 15.7 ± 4.8