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Table 2 Characteristics of non-operated patients with complications admitted to the surgical ward of the St. Elisabeth hospital Tilburg

From: Incidence and type of complications in non-operated patients at a surgical ward

  2003
(n = 106)
2004
(n = 127)
2005
(n = 131)
Total
n = 364
P-value
Gender      
Male 55 (52%) 70 (55%) 66 (51%) 190 (53%) ns
Female 51 (48%) 57 (45%) 64 (49%) 172 (47%)  
Age Mean (range) 60 (0-94) 62 (2-92) 62 (2-94) 61 (0-94) ns
Hospital stay (days), median (interquartile range) † 3 (2-7) 3 (2-7) 4 (2-9) 3 (2-8) ns
Admission      ns
acute 45 (42%) 58 (46%) 45 (34%) 148 (40%)  
elective 61 (58%) 69 (54%) 86 (66%) 216 (60%)  
  1. Median (interquartile range)_Wilcoxon Signed Rank test