Table 4

Duration of stay incurred from crash-related hospitalisations by SES and remoteness

CategoriesnMeanSDMedianMinMaxANOVA
LOS (length of stay: days)
Socioeconomic statusHigh164.11.694.028
  • χmean2=1. 72, p=0.42

  • χmedian2=2. 23, p=0.33

Moderate1510.312.975.0248
Low1919.624.723.0266
RemotenessUrban3111.918.484.0265
  • χmean2=2.06, p=0.36

  • χmedian2=2.35, p=0.31

Inner regional1513.418.876.0266
Rural45.56.352.5215
Day-only length of stay (hours)
Socioeconomic statusHigh86.22.974.7310
  • χmean2=2.08, p=0.35

  • χmedian2=1.43, p=0.49

Moderate175.12.734.0211
Low184.72.814.0110
RemotenessUrban305.32.764.2110
  • χmean2=1.68, p=0.43

  • χmedian2=1.81, p=0.40

Inner regional115.03.073.0211
Rural23.01.413.024