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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Patients’ and healthcare providers’ perceptions of a mobile portal application for hospitalized patients

Characteristic, n (%) N = 18
Mean age (SD) 40.5 ± 11.7
Women 13 (72.2)
Nonwhite 8 (44.4)
Case mix
 Diseases of the blood 4 (22.2)
 Diseases of the digestive system 2 (11.1)
 Symptoms, signs, and ill defined conditions 2 (11.1)
 Diseases of the genitourinary system 2 (11.1)
 Diseases of the respiratory system 2 (11.1)
 Other 6 (33.3)
Mean MS DRG weight (SD)a 1.3 (0.7)
Mean Elixhauser score (SD) 6.9 (9.5)
Mean length of stay (SD) 4.5 (4.1)
  1. aMS DRG Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group