Skip to main content

Table 3 General characteristics of inpatients in pre- and post-intervention groups

From: Changes in proton pump inhibitor prescribing trend over the past decade and pharmacists’ effect on prescribing practice at a tertiary hospital

Characteristics Pre-intervention (n = 300) Post-intervention (n = 300) P
Male, n (%) 182 (60.67) 166 (55.33) 0.186
Age (yr), mean ± SD 51.23 ± 13.69 49.40 ± 14.99 0.118
Body mass (kg) 58.40 ± 9.61 56.59 ± 13.99 0.065
Length of stay (day), Mean ± SD 10.09 ± 7.17 9.91 ± 6.63 0.745
Prophylactic 238 (79.33%) 229 (76.33%) 0.380
Average hospitalization cost (CNY) 25,166.24 ± 7155.16 22,941.26 ± 6939.77 0.118
Average drug cost (CNY) 5823.88 ± 1490.91 5228.78 ± 1313.89 0.037
Average PPI cost (CNY) 657.04 ± 147.05 594.02 ± 138.76 0.032
\