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Table 2 Characteristics of admissions by presence of acute and chronic pain measures

From: Acute pain and self-directed discharge among hospitalized patients with opioid-related diagnoses: a cohort study

  Admissions
N (%)
Homeless
N (%)
LOS daysa
Median (IQR)
Self-discharge
N (%)
All admissions 7972 985 (12.4%) 4 (2–6) 1244 (15.6%)
Acute pain 2856 (35.8%) 471 (16.5%) 4 (2–8) 581 (20.3%)
No acute pain 5116 (64.2%) 514 (10.1%) 4 (2–6) 663 (12.9%)
Admissions for patients with 2+ admissions 3287 701 (21.3%) 4 (2–7) 671 (20.4%)
Major chronic paina
Neither documented nor missing 2611 (79.4%) 550 (21.1%) 4 (2–6) 535 (20.5%)
Documented 309 (9.4%) 59 (19.1%) 4 (2–7) 47 (15.2%)
“Missing” 367 (11.2%) 92 (25.1%) 4 (2–9) 89 (24.3%)
Mikosz chronic paina
Neither documented nor missing 2543 (77.4%) 505 (19.9%) 4 (2–6) 494 (19.4%)
Documented 352 (10.7%) 73 (20.7%) 4 (2–8) 65 (18.5%)
“Missing” 392 (11.9%) 123 (31.4%) 4 (2–7) 112 (28.6%)
Chronic overlapping pain conditionsa
Neither documented nor missing 2863 (87.1%) 586 (20.5%) 4 (2–6) 565 (19.7%)
Documented 173 (5.3%) 33 (19.1%) 4 (2–7) 35 (20.2%)
“Missing” 251 (7.6%) 82 (32.7%) 4 (2–7) 71 (28.3%)
  1. The full list of associated ICD-10 codes is provided in Additional file 1. Data are expressed as No. (%) unless otherwise indicated. Additional information about indicators is provide in Table
  2. aLength of stay expressed as average (Std)