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Table 2 Admission data 2010–2015

From: Emergency department crowding and length of stay before and after an increased catchment area

  Total 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 ∆ 2010–2011 ∆ 2010–2015
Patients 179,989 20,395 28,738 32,082 34,002 32,740 32,032 8343 (40.9) 11637 (57.1)
 - Internal Medicine 102,922 11,511 16,172 18,123 19,410 19,061 18,645 4661 (40.5) 7134 (62.0)
 - Surgery 32,243 3,790 5,555 6,321 6,283 6,246 6,048 1765 (46.6) 2258 (59.6)
 - Orthopaedics 20,471 2,597 3,354 3647 4075 3400 3,398 757 (29.1) 801 (30.8)
 - Neurology 22,353 2,497 3,657 3991 4234 4033 3,941 1160 (46.5) 1444 (57.8)
Males 91,840 (51.0) 10,544 (51.7) 14,635 (50.9) 16,209 (50.5) 17,205 (50.6) 16,710 (51.0) 16,537 (51.6)   
Length of stay, mean (SD) 3:59 (6:32) 3:21 (4:15) 4:03 (5:25) 4:17 (12:01) 4:16 (4:35) 4:01 (4:11) 3:45 (4:22)   
Length of stay, median (IQR) 3:29 (2:06, 4:48) 2:37 (1:18, 3:37) 3:18 (1:58, 4:52) 3:26 (2:20, 5:03) 3:24 (2:29, 5:12) 3:14 (2:18, 4:59) 3:08 (2:02, 4:28)   
Length of stay ≤4 h 112,879 (62.7) 15,163 (74.3) 18,374 (63.9) 18,779 (58.5) 19,249 (56.6) 20,028 (61.2) 21,256 (66.4)   
Patients experiencing crowding 113,393 (63.0) 7,730 (37.9) 15,202 (52.9) 24,350 (75.9) 26,386 (77.6) 22,034 (67.3) 19,796 (61.8)   
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