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Research Article

The Impact of Psychiatric Patient Boarding in Emergency Departments

Table 1

Demographic and length of stay data of the patient cohorts.

PsychiatricNonpsychiatricSignificance ( )

Total admissions505 (2.6%)18768 (97.4%)
Age in years, median4352
Sex (%)
 Male3743
 Female6357
Racial categories (%)
 White5054
 African-American4239 **NS
 Hispanic65
 Asian0.30.4
Uninsured (%)3224
Total length of stay (min)1089340
Duration from Consultation to Admission (min)1017178

Key: **NS: not statistically significant, min: minute.

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