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Table 3 Number of patients and crude hospital mortality in studies in which outcomes were assessed for weekend versus weekday discharge

From: Association between time of discharge from ICU and hospital mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis

First author/publication year Total number of patients discharged Discharged during weekend, n (%) Discharged during weekdays, n (%) Crude hospital mortality among patients discharged during weekend, % Crude hospital mortality among patients discharged during weekdays, %
Azevedo et al./2015 [31] 19,622 4676 (23.8) 14,946 (76.2) NA NA
Singh et al./2010 [10] 1871 567 (30.3) 1304 (69.7) NA NA
Laupland et al./2008 [12] 17,864 4661 (26.1) 13,203 (73.9) 6 7
Tobin et al./2006 [8] 10,903 NA NA NA NA
Uusaro et al./2003 [14] 20,623 2932 (14.2) 17,691 (85.8) 9.2 10.2
  1. NA information not available