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Table 5 Use of hospital inpatient care in people with MS during the 10-year period distributed by department: number and proportion of users, mean (sd), median (IQR) and range of inpatient days

From: A 10-year population-based study of people with multiple sclerosis in Stockholm, Sweden: use of and satisfaction with care and the value of different factors in predicting use of care

Department Users, n (%) Mean (sd) Median (IQR) Range
Total 93 (77) 30 (47) 12 (4–37) 1–302
Neurology 39 (32) 23 (33) 12 (5–25) 1–167
Rehabilitation 38 (31) 38 (41) 26 (20–39) 2–222
Medicine 31 (26) 11 (12) 6 (3–16) 1–49
Surgery 30 (25) 12 (23) 5 (3–14) 1–132
Urology 16 (13) 21 (32) 6 (2–33) 1–120
Orthopedic 15 (12) 7 (8) 5 (2–8) 1–35
Infection 13 (11) 13 (19) 7 (4–15) 1–71
Geriatrics 10 (8) 17 (10) 14 (10–26) 6–37
Obstetrics and gynecology 6 (5) 7 (6) 6 (4–10) 1–18
Other inpatient carea 11 (9) 42 (82) 7 (4–98) 2–189
  1. aIncludes departments which less than 5 % of the people with MS had been in contact with