Table 1.

Regression on Log-transformed Length of Stay

VariablePartial
R2
CoefficientP
Value
Change in
Length of
Stay* (%)
SNAP (per point)0.1000.15.0001+16
Respiratory symptoms0.0520.33.0001+39
Hypoglycemia0.0240.97.0001+164
Intravenous0.0180.41.0001+51
Gestation (per week)0.021−0.10.0001−10
Hospital of birth0.016−0.16.0001−15
Night shift0.006−0.19.0062−17
Concurrent unit acuity0.006−0.08.0079−8
  • * Percent change in average length of stay when predictor variable is present. For SNAP and gestation, multiplier corresponds to percent change per SNAP point or per week of gestation, respectively.