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Table 2 Length of hospital stay for different patient groups

From: Impact of hyperglycemia on morbidity and mortality, length of hospitalization and rates of re-hospitalization in a general hospital setting in Brazil

Glucose levels and diagnosis (groups) Average length of hospitalizations (days) Average number of hospitalizations
Group (1) 6.3 1.5
Group (2) 8.7 1.5
Group (3) 10.1 1.6
Group (4) 15.5 1.5
Group (5) 6.3 1.3
  1. Group(1) = DM+ Normal Glucose; Group(2) = DM+ Hyperglycemia; Group(3) = Hospital Hyperglycemia; Group(4) = Persistent Hyperglycemia; Group(5) = Normal Glycemia