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Table 3 ED stay characteristics based on maximum Severity Classification Score (SCS) for injury visits

From: Anticipated resource utilization for injury versus non-injury pediatric visits to emergency departments

Total injury visits ED stay characteristic SCS SCSb SCS SCS SCS SCS Statisticc
uncodablea 1 2 3 4 5
N = 8,632 N = 8,749 N = 218,681 N = 427,752 N = 73,329 N = 6,197
N = 763,733 % of all patients 3.8 1.2 28.6 56.0 9.6 0.8 ---------
LOS (mean)d 191.3 109.8 138.3 170.9 284.8 386.6 <0.001
LOS (median)e 123 75 112 121 180 180 <0.001
% admit/ transfer/ died %f 7.5 1.1 1.5 6.7 36.3 73.4 <0.001
Median ISS 1 1 1 1 2 10 <0.001
  1. aICD-9CM code could not be mapped to SCS
  2. bSeverity Classification System (SCS) for all diagnoses for visit
  3. cTesting differences in LOS (Kruskal-Wallis test), increasing trend in median LOS (likelihood ratio test), and Admit % across various SCS (1-5 only) (Cochran-Armitage trend test)
  4. dCorresponding mean Length of stay (LOS) for each SCS in minutes (excluding visits resulting in death in ED n = 393)
  5. eCorresponding median Length of stay (LOS) for each SCS in minutes (excluding visits resulting in death in ED n = 393 (1039 deaths in non-injury group))
  6. fProportion of patients admitted/transferred/died