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Table 1 Demographic data of inpatient and outpatient

From: Cost effectiveness of outpatient lumbar discectomy

  Setting p value
Inpatient (N = 20) Outpatient (N = 20)
Age at surgery 46.8 ± 11.0 44.9 ± 10.87 0.586
N of Females-N (%) 8 (40%) 10 (50%) 0.525
Level-N (%)    0.524
L2L3 1 (5%)   
L4L5 12 (60%) 11 (55%)  
L5S1 7 (35%) 9 (45%)  
Side-N (%)    0.626
Left 12 (60%) 12 (60%)  
Right 8 (40%) 8 (40%)  
Hospital stay (days) 2.5 ± 0.89 0  < 0.001
30-day readmissions-N (%) 0 0
  1. OR costs are costs related with the procedure. Hotel costs are costs related with hospital stay. N, number. OR, Operatory Room. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation
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