Table 3

Lengths of stay for each disease categorised by ICD-10 codes

Length of stay
Prehospitalist systemPosthospitalist system
Total
HospitalistNon-hospitalist
Average length of stay (days, IQR)13.6 (4–16)13.2 (4–15)13.3 (5–15)13.2 (4–15)
Description of the disease
 Infection (days, IQR)17.4 (7–19)16.0 (7–17)13.3 (7–15)20.4 (8–22)
 Neoplasms (days, IQR)14.2 (4–16)12.1 (2–14)10.2 (2–12)12.4 (5–15)
 Haematology (days, IQR)12.5 (4–13.5)9.1 (3–10)9.9 (3.5–11)8.9 (3–10)
 Endocrine (days, IQR)11.1 (4–14)10.8 (4–12)10.1 (4–12)11.2 (4–12)
 Mental (days, IQR)10.7 (6–15)9.6 (3.5–16.5)15.0 (5–23)4.2 (2–5)
 Nervous system (days, IQR)12.9 (4–15)12.6 (3–13)8.4 (3–8)13.4 (3–14)
 Eye and adnexa (days, IQR)4.9 (2–6)4.3 (2–6)4.2 (2–4)4.3 (2–6)
 Circulatory system (days, IQR)14.3 (3–18)14.1 (3–18)18.7 (6–30)13.9 (3–17)
 Respiratory system (days, IQR)13.2 (6–14)12.2 (5–13)12.6 (6–13)11.5 (4–13)
 Digestive system (days, IQR)9.9 (5–11)9.3 (4–10)11.7 (5–12.5)9.2 (4–10)
 Skin tissue (days, IQR)18.9 (7–22)19.3 (7–21)13.8 (8–18)23.1 (7–30)
 Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (days, IQR)17.9 (9–20)17.9 (7–20)20.0 (5.5–23.5)17.6 (8–20)
 Genitourinary system (days, IQR)13.5 (7–15)13.2 (6–16)13.8 (7–16)12.3 (5–17)
 Congenital abnormalities (days, IQR)8.9 (3–11)6.2 (3–5)4.0 (3–5)6.5 (2.5–5)
 Injury and poisoning (days, IQR)3.8 (2–5)3.7 (2–5)4.0 (2–6)3.6 (2–5)
 Other (days, IQR)14.9 (3–20.5)16.9 (3–23)30.6 (3–40)16.4 (3–23)
  • ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision.