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Table 1 Demographic and clinical factors of hospitalizations with at least one request for outside information

From: A user needs assessment to inform health information exchange design and implementation

  No. (%) N = 2091
Female 1061 (50.7)
Language preference
 English 1949 (93.2)
 Spanish 95 (4.5)
 Unknown/Other 47 (2.3)
Marital status
 Single 1361 (65.1)
 Married 652 (31.2)
 Unknown/Other 78 (3.7)
Primary care provider 1235 (59.1)
Payer class
 Commercial 627 (30)
 Medicare 817 (39.1)
 Medicaid 465 (22.2)
 HCHCP 137 (6.6)
 Other 45 (2.1)
Admission source
 Emergency room 1921 (91.9)
 Physician-referral 84 (4)
 Outside hospital 84 (4)
 Other 2 (0.1)
  Mean (SD)
Age 53.5 (17.3)
Length of stay 6.7 (10)
  1. HCHCP Hillsborough Country Health Care Plan