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Table 9 Estimated average length of hospital stay during a prophylactic fixation procedure

From: The burden of metastatic disease of the femur on the Medicare system

Year Men <65 Women <65 <65 group Men 65+ Women 65+ 65+ group Total
2005 9 6 7.11 7 8 7.55 7.51
2006 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
2007 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
2008 8 6 6.73 6 6 6 6.1
2009 7 6 6.37 6 6 6 6.04
2010 9 6 6.88 6 6 6 6.12
2011 6 7 6.64 6 6 6 6.09
2012 5 6 5.65 7 5 5.89 5.86
r2 0.35 0.03 0.61 0.19 0.85 0.78 0.81
p value 0.13 0.69 0.02 0.28 0.001 0.004 0.02
Co (LCL; UCL) −0.33 (−0.79; 0.12) −0.04 (−0.24; 0.17) −0.15 (−0.27; −0.03 −0.10 (−0.29; 0.10) −0.35 (−0.49; −0.20) −0.23 (−0.36; −0.11) −0.22 (−0.33; −0.11)
  1. Italic values indicate statistically significance at p < 0.05