TABLE 2

Service Line and Origin of Admission for Non-RT and RT Patients

VariableNon-RT, N = 345RT, N = 105P
Service line, n (%).362
 Pediatric hospital medicine152 (44.1)56 (53.3)
 Medical subspecialties148 (42.9)39 (37.1)
 Pediatric surgery17 (4.9)3 (2.9)
 Surgical subspecialties28 (8.1)7 (6.7)
Origin of admission, n (%).033
 Direct admission28 (8.1)14 (13.3)
 ED132 (38.3)41 (39.0)
 PACU52 (15.1)14 (13.3)
 PICU64 (18.6)a7 (6.7)a
 Transport44 (12.8)20 (19.0)
 Other25 (7.2)9 (8.6)
Direct admission or transport origin of admission, n (%)72 (20.9)34 (32.4).010
  • Medical subspecialties include pulmonology, hematology oncology, adolescent, neurology, cardiology, endocrinology, allergy immunology, nephrology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, and palliative care. Surgical subspecialties include otolaryngology, plastic surgery, urology, and neurosurgery. Other includes on-site primary care and subspecialty clinics and Metro Life flight or other transport. P values from Pearson χ2 tests with Bonferroni adjusted P values. PACU, postanesthesia care unit.

  • a Significant heterogeneous subcategory.