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Table 2 Characteristics of patients with and without a hospital readmission within 6 months of discharge

From: Patient-reported outcomes 6 months after enhanced recovery after colorectal surgery

  Hospital readmission within 6 months of discharge (N = 31) No hospital readmission within 6 months of discharge (N = 123) P value
Age 57 ± 16 54 ± 14 0.290
Male sex 21 (68) 60 (49) 0.059
Dx of cancer 20 (65) 55 (45) 0.049
Open procedure 12 (39) 52 (42) 0.719
Length of stay (hours) 202 ± 118 184 ± 170 0.839
Length of procedure (min) 282 ± 167 206 ± 126 0.006
Median ASA rating 2 2 0.127
Pre-op pain 7 (23) 22 (18) 0.550
Post-op pain 14 (48) 61 (50) 0.836
Epidural use 19 (61) 71 (58) 0.719
Dissatisfaction with stay 6 (19) 15 (12) 0.299
6 month pain 8 (26) 22 (18) 0.320