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Table 1 Comparison of admission counts, total bed days and mean LOS for a CIPS and spell analyses

From: Calculating hospital length of stay using the Hospital Episode Statistics; a comparison of methodologies

Condition Hospital stays Total bed days (1,000s) Mean LOS
CIPS Spell % Difference CIPS Spell % Difference CIPS Spell % Difference (95% CI)
Stroke 43,526 45,167 3.8 719 569 -20.9 16.5 12.6 -23.8 (-24.3,-23.2)
Fractured proximal femur 38,093 38,930 2.2 845 697 -17.5 22.2 17.9 -19.3 (-19.8,-18.8)
Perforated or bleeding ulcer 53,958 54,157 0.4 246 233 -5.2 4.6 4.3 -5.5 (-6.0,-5.0)
Dehydration and gastroenteritis 87,270 87,506 0.3 391 371 -5.2 4.5 4.2 -5.5 (-5.9,-5.1)
Dyspepsia or other stomach function 14,243 14,256 0.1 18 18 -4.9 1.3 1.2 -5.0 (-7.0,-3.5)
ENT infection 57,402 57,523 0.2 49 48 -3.5 0.9 0.8 -3.7 (-4.4,-3.0)