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Table 2 Clinical measures and scales by length of stay group and discharge destination

From: Clinical predictors of protracted length of stay in Ontario Complex Continuing Care hospitals

  Overall (n = 91,113) Community Discharge (n = 58,816) LTC Discharge (n = 32,297)
Length of Stay Group Regular-stay Long-stay (235+ days) Regular-stay Long-stay (164+ days) Regular-stay Long-stay (362+ days)
ADL Hierarchy Scale
 0 8% 4% 10% 4% 5% 3%
 1–2 32% 17% 37% 19% 23% 15%
 3–4 28% 31% 27% 34% 31% 30%
 5–6 32% 48% 26% 43% 42% 51%
Cognitive Performance Scale
 0 31% 35% 39% 37% 15% 31%
 1–2 35% 29% 37% 33% 31% 27%
 3–4 24% 31% 18% 26% 36% 31%
 5–6 10% 28% 6% 12% 18% 28%
Aggressive Behaviour Scale
 0 79% 67% 84% 75% 70% 60%
 1–4 17% 25% 14% 20% 24% 28%
 5+ 3% 8% 2% 5% 6% 12%
CHESS[1]
 0 10% 27% 21% 27% 18% 27%
 1–2 55% 49% 57% 51% 50% 47%
 3+ 26% 25% 22% 22% 32% 26%
Index of Social Engagement
 0–1 26% 37% 19% 28% 38%* 43%*
 2–4 44% 43% 46% 46% 42%* 39%*
 5–6 30% 20% 35% 25% 21%* 18%*
  1. All length of stay group-based chi-square statistics are significant to p < 0.0004 unless denoted by a *
  2. [1] Changes in Health, End-Stage Disease, Signs, and Symptoms Scale