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Table 6 Admission time, time to surgery and length of hospital stay

From: Fast track hip fracture care and mortality – an observational study of 2230 patients

  Conventional treatment group (na = 1090) Fast track group
(na = 1140)
nb Median (IQ-rangec) nb Median (IQ-rangec)
Admission time (hours) 1053 3.9 (2.9–5.2)* 1061 1.1 (0.6–3.2)*
Time to surgery (hours) 1054 25.7 (18.9–39.7)# 1072 23.6 (18.0–32.6)#
Length of stay (days) 1054 5.3 (4.0–7.0) 1072 5.2 (4.0–7.3)
  1. aNumber of patients in group
  2. bNumber of patients with available data
  3. cInterquartile range
  4. *Statistically significant difference (Mann Whitney U test, p < 0.0001)
  5. #Statistically significant difference (Mann Whitney U test, p < 0.0001)