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Table 3 Quartiles of total ED length of stay (2007–2012)

From: New Zealand’s emergency department target – did it reduce ED length of stay, and if so, how and when?

Case study Hospital Quartiles of Total ED length of stay (hours)
Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Hospital 1 25th: 2.0
Med: 3.5
75th: 5.4
2.0
3.4
5.5
2.0
3.6
5.8
1.8
3.0
4.6
1.8
3.1
4.6
1.9
3.0
4.5
Hospital 2 25th: 2.9
Med: 4.7
75th: 8.2
2.8
4.6
8.1
2.8
4.4
7.7
2.7
4.2
6.8
2.8
4.5
7.7
2.8
4.5
7.5
Hospital 3 25th: 3.0
Med: 4.5
75th: 6.7
2.9
4.6
6.9
2.9
4.5
6.8
2.7
4.2
6.1
2.7
4.1
6.0
2.7
4.2
6.0
Hospital 4 25th: 3.3
Med: 6.2
75th: 13.9
3.6
6.4
12.9
3.6
6.1
11.1
3.2
5.4
9.8
2.8
5.0
9.9
2.9
5.4
12.9
All case study hospitals 25th: 2.8
Med: 4.6
75th: 8.0
2.8
4.6
8.0
2.8
4.6
7.7
2.6
4.2
6.6
2.6
4.2
6.7
2.6
4.3
6.9