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Table 3 Patient demographics in 542 day surgery procedures

From: Root causes of extended length of stay and unplanned readmissions after orthopedic surgery and hand surgery: a retrospective observational cohort study

  Hand surgery Shoulder & elbow surgery Lower limb surgery
Patients (n) 471 55 16
Male % 37.4 58.2 56.3
Age
median (range)
53.8 (16.2–92.5) 54.3 (23.2–72.2) 42.2 (21.1–63.3)
ASA class
median (range)
2 (1–4) 2 (1–4) 1 (1–3)
Anesthesia
 Local (%) 42.7 10.9  
 Regional (%) 49.7 65.5 93.7
 General (%) 7.6 23.6 6.3