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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Hospital out-lying through lack of beds and its impact on care and patient outcome

  Non out-lying Out-lying
Age – median year (IC) 76 (58 – 85) 69 (54 – 80)
Male – no. (%) 119 (50%) 122 (49.79)
Reason for admission:
Cardiovascular – no. (%) 35 (14.71) 32 (13.06)
Gastroenterology – no. (%) 39 (16.39) 42 (17.14)
Neurology – no. (%) 80 (33.61) 79 (32.24)
Pneumology – no. (%) 60 (25.21) 65 (26.53)
Trauma – no. (%) 28 (11.76) 39 (15.92)
Haemoglobine – mean g/dL (SD) 13.03 (2.22) 12.80 (2.17)
White blood cells – mean G/L (SD) 10.67 (5.01) 10.78 (8.36)
Creatinine – mean μmol/L (SD) 92.60 (57.75) 93.76 (72.69)