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Table 1 (abstract P529)

From: Overflow critical care facility in a teaching hospital: how often do we use it?

Year Number of admissions Out-of-hours admissions Length of stay (minutes) Mode of admission Died Survived Mortality
2005–2006 51 22 (43%) 60–1464 (438) Recovery 25 24 51%
     Direct ITU admission 191 543 26%, P < 0.009*
2006–2007 105 65 (62%), P = 0.039* 20–1,650 (391) Recovery 38 58 39.6%
     Direct ITU admission 149 501 22.9%, P < 0.0001*
  1. *P < 0.05 by χ2 test.