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Table 1 Number of emergency department (ED) visits and inpatient admissions in the participating hospitals six weeks before and six weeks after the start of emergency on March 16

From: The effect of national lockdown due to COVID-19 on emergency department visits

  six weeks before six weeks after  
  median IQR median IQR p
Combined
 total n of ED visits 22,069   18,584   
 total n of inpatient admissionsa (%) 6606 29.9 5620 30.2 0.50
Tampere University Hospital
 daily median of ED visits 213 29 155 24 < 0.001
 daily median of inpatient admissions 77 15 61 13 < 0.001
Central Finland Hospital
 daily median of ED visits 180 43 141 31 < 0.001
 daily median of inpatient admissions 44 16 40 15 0.02
Mikkeli Central Hospital
 daily median of ED visits 102 20 101 24 0.18
 daily median of inpatient admissions 26 8 21 9 < 0.001
  1. aChi square test was used