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Table 3 Relationship between the quantitative variables and LOS

From: Factors affecting length of stay in Children Hospital in Southern Iran

CharacteristicsMean ± SDSpearman correlation coefficientP-value
Age592.22 ± 873.25−0.0820.140
Number of previous hospitalizations0.34 ± 0.860.1080.047
Number of laboratory tests6.70 ± 6.650.434< 0.001
Number of ultrasonography0.22 ± 0.510.1830.001
Number of medical counseling0.51 ± 1.310.300< 0.001
Number of visits12.72 ± 11.190.655< 0.001
Number of surgeries0.05 ± 0.25−0.0230.669