A Study to Identify Selected Variables Associated with Length of Stay of Outlier Diagnosis Related Groups at Brooke Army Medical Center
Final rept. Jul 88-Jul 89,
ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
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Stepwise multiple regression analysis was used to identify 14 variables associated with LOS of 7 DRGs. DRGs 125, 143, 132, 122, 014, and 172 were selected for analysis. Variables found to be associated with LOS were day of admission, day of discharge, preoperative days, number of diagnoses, number of procedures, provider, source of admission, number of consultations, number of laboratory procedures, social work discharge planning, nursing service discharge planning, and number of admissions.
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