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Table 6 Mean length of hospital stays before and after TVC during comparable time periods (all patients)

From: Re-admissions to hospital and patient satisfaction among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after telemedicine video consultation - a retrospective pilot study

Hospital stays Within 12 months prior to TVC Within 12 months following TVC Within 6 months prior to TVC Within 6 months following TVC
Days 11.6 6.3* 7.1 4.5**
[mean (SEM)] (2.16) (0.80) (1,92) (0.64)
  1. Mean length of hospital stays (days) before and after TVC during comparable time periods in all patients followed for 6 months (n = 99) and for 12 months (n = 56) after TVC.
  2. *p = 0.023, **p = 0.200 (Paired t-test).