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Table 2 Non-EVD Admissions before and during the EVD outbreak

From: Admissions and surgery as indicators of hospital functions in Sierra Leone during the west-African Ebola outbreak

  Before EVDa EVDb Changec % Z
Weekly median (SD)
All hospitals (40)
 Total 1804 (105) 880 (465) −51 −4.7****
 Female 1013 (69) 511 (250) −50 −4.7****
 Male 812 (58) 366 (218) −55 −4.8****
Owner
 Governmental (19) 1019 (71) 565 (236) −45 −4.8****
 Privat non-profit (17) 732 (49) 291 (220) −60 −4.7****
 Private for-profit (4) 44 (7) 0 (23) −100 −4.6****
Organisational level   
 District hospital (35) 1210 (72) 519 (336) −57 −4.7****
 Regional hospital (3) 373 (37) 206 (105) −45 −5.0****
 Tertiary hospital (2) 213 (26) 160 (45) −25 −4.3****
Location
 Western area (13) 556 (43) 253 (160) −55 −4.6****
 Northen region (13) 631 (56) 310 (208) −51 −4.1****
 Eastern region (7) 238 (36) 154 (43) −35 −7.0****
 Southern region (7) 391 (40) 154 (43) −54 −5.2****
Urban/rural
 Urban (20) 1037 (72) 490 (295) −53 −4.7****
 Rural (20) 758 (53) 374 (185) −51 −4.7****
  1. aWeek 1–20, 2014
  2. bFirst 52 weeks of the Ebola outbreak, week 21 of 2014 to week 20 of 2015
  3. cChange in weekly medians by comparing identical institutions and weeks
  4. ****P < 0.005