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Table 4 Length of stay by socioeconomic status measure among study sample (n = 434) §

From: Socioeconomic status and hospital utilization among younger adult pneumonia admissions at a Canadian hospital

SES measure Mean LOS, +/- SD; Median LOS, min – max; n
Individual-level financial hardship  
Yes 7.4, +/- 6.7; 6.0, 1 – 55; n = 148
No 5.4, +/- 4.3; 4.0, 1 – 36; n = 286
p-value <0.01
Neighbourhood-level income quintiles  
1 6.2, +/- 5.2; 5.0, 1 – 33; n = 183
2 6.1, +/- 4.3; 5.0, 1 – 22; n = 79
3 5.2, +/- 2.9; 5.0, 1 – 15; n = 38
4 7.1, +/- 8.5; 5.0, 1 – 55; n = 45
5 5.7, +/- 5.4; 4.0, 1 – 36; n = 65
p-value NS
  1. § Adult pneumonia admissions <65 years to Vancouver General Hospital, January 1, 1990 to March 31, 2001