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Table 5 Association of pain scores, number of injuries, and number of procedures with hospital length of stay (LOS) among patients who were treated at UC San Diego from 2013–2019 after sustaining musculoskeletal injuries at the US–Mexico border

From: Musculoskeletal injuries sustained at the California, USA: Baja California, Mexico border

  Pain and LOS POD1 Pain and LOS No. injuries and LOS No. procedures and LOS
  B (SD) p-value B (SD) p-value B (SD) p-value B (SD) p-value
All
Unadjusted 0.57 (0.32) 0.08 0.96 (0.76) 0.21
Age and gender adjusted 0.52 (0.32) 0.11 1.04 (0.75) 0.17
Operative
Unadjusted 0.74 (0.44) 0.09 0.65 (0.37) 0.08 −0.18 (0.90) 0.85 5.20 (0.47)  < 0.001
Age and gender adjusted 0.62 (0.44) 0.16 0.60 (0.38) 0.11 −0.01 (0.90) 0.99 5.16 (0.47)  < 0.001
Lower extremity
Unadjusted 0.51 (0.52) 0.33 0.79 (0.45) 0.08 −0.25 (1.04) 0.81 5.21 (0.51)  < 0.001
Age and gender adjusted 0.41 (0.52) 0.44 0.74 (0.45) 0.10 −0.13 (1.05) 0.90 5.17 (0.51)  < 0.001
Upper extremity
Unadjusted 0.54 (0.84) 0.53 0.17 (0.49) 0.74 2.71 (1.50) 0.09 6.13 (1.62)  < 0.001
Age and gender adjusted 0.30 (0.79) 0.72 0.31 (0.51) 0.49 1.40 (1.76) 0.44 7.71 (2.40) 0.01
  1. Bold values indicate statistical significance
  2. Statistical significance at p < 0.05. POD1 = Postoperative Day 1