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Table 1 Demographic and clinical attributes of study cohort

From: The association of multimodal analgesia and high-risk opioid discharge prescriptions in opioid-naive surgical patients

  Patient encounters (n = 32,511)
Age, mean (sd) 55 (17)  
Gender % n
  male 47.60% 15459
  female 52.50% 17050
Race % n
  White 60.20% 19572
  Black 5.32% 1730
  Asian 13.63% 4431
  American Indian or Alaska Native 0.53% 172
  Native Hawaii or Pacific Islander 1.27% 413
  other 16.48% 5358
  unknown 2.57% 835
Surgical admissions per year % n
  2012 6.62% 2153
  2013 13.10% 4259
  2014 13.20% 4292
  2015 15.52% 5045
  2016 16.51% 5367
  2017 17.37% 5647
  2018 17.68% 5748
Length of stay in days, median (IQR) 3.42 (2.21–6.25)  
Return to operating room during surgical admission 7.76% 2522
Epidural or peripheral nerve catheter 24 h prior to discharge 6.77% 2201
Patients discharged with opioid prescription 83.12% 27025