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Table 2 Comparison of length of hospital stay before and after accreditation

From: Effect of accreditation on length of stay in psychiatric inpatients: pre-post accreditation medical record comparison

LOS (in days) Before accreditation (n = 177) After accreditation (n = 182) P value
Mean–SD (n) 41.1 ± 29.5 35.3 ± 18.5 (182) 0.026*
Range 1–167 3–113
Median 34 34
  1. * Statistically significant at 5 % level of significance