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Table 3 The mean length of stay, mean number of admissions and mean number of procedures

From: The Beit CURE Classification of Childhood Chronic Haematogenous Osteomyelitis—a guide to treatment

Classification Number of patients Length of stay (days) Admissions Infection control procedures Reconstruction procedures Other procedures Total number of procedures
A 7 11 1.1 0.9 0 0.3 1.1
B1 2 11 1.0 1.5 0 0 1.5
B2 29 26 1.6 1.9 0 0.2 2.2
B3 59 28 1.4 1.9 0 0.1 2.0
B4 27 87a 2.0 2.1 1.9b 0.1 4.0c
C 10 32 1.6 1.9 0 0.3 2.2
  1. aType B4 has significantly longer inpatient treatment than types A, B2, B3, B4 and C
  2. bType B4 had significantly more reconstruction procedures than all other types
  3. cType B4 had significantly more total number of procedures than all other types