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Table 1 Selected characteristics of study participants

From: “I’m outta here!”: a qualitative investigation into why Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people self-discharge from hospital

Participant IDa Sex Age (years) Length of Stay prior to self-discharge (days) Number admissions to the PAH since 1992b Discharge Unit
IDI1 Female 63 1 3c General medical
IDI2 Male 43 1 26c Cardiology
IDI3 Female 56 5 198c Renal
IDI4 Female 59 4 985c Cardiology
IDI5 Male 56 1 8c Gastroenterology
NDI1 Male 43 1 9 General medical
NDI2 Female 40 1 276 Endocrinology
NDI3 Male 45 1 45c Renal
NDI4 Female 42 1 1 Cardiology
NDI5 Male 45 1 1 Colorectal
NDI6 Male 52 1 1 Orthopaedic
  1. aID code: IDI Indigenous participant, NDI non-Indigenous participant
  2. bDigitalised patient records at the PAH date back to 1992
  3. cparticipant reported previous instances of self-discharge