TABLE 2

Comparison of the FG and HGs 1 and 2

FGHG 1HG 2
No. of cases269220520
Age, mo44 ± 5441 ± 5239 ± 54
Severity index1.6 ± 0.7a1.3 ± 0.61.4 ± 0.6
LOS, d2.6 ± 2.0a3.1 ± 2.62.9 ± 2.3
TDC, $1781 ± 1449a1954 ± 12121964 ± 1495
  • Data are mean ± SD. FG indicates faculty group; HG, hospitalist group.

  • a FG statistically different from HGs 1 and 2 (P < .05).