Table 2

Median and average lengths of stay and readmissions by condition

Total number of patients in cohortLengths of stayReadmissions within 7 daysReadmissions within 28 days
Median (days)Mean (days)Min (days)Max (days)Number of readmissionsRateNumber of readmissionsRate
Acute myocardial infarction60 18646.5041240726.8%814913.5%
Emergency bowel cancer surgery31271317.402072026.5%44514.2%
Elective bowel cancer surgery17 10179.7023510866.4%205712.0%
Elective hip replacement surgery52 73844.8017413442.6%27765.3%
  • Hospital Episode Statistics data ©2017, reused with the permission of the Health & Social Care Information Centre. All rights reserved.