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Table 2 Enrolled vs. Non-enrolled emergency department frequent users

From: Emergency department use and barriers to wellness: a survey of emergency department frequent users

  Enrolled Frequent User Non-enrolled Frequent Users p-value
n = 100 n = 197  
Mean Standard Deviation Mean Standard Deviation
Age 47.92 16.24 50.81 18.33 0.1871
  Median IQR
(range)
Median IQR
(range)
 
# Inpatient Visits 1 0-3
(0–10)
1 0-3
(0–16)
0.9001
# Observation Visits 1 0-2
(0–7)
0 0-1
(0–9)
0.0207
# Emergency Visits 6 4-8.5
(4–37)
6 5-9
(4–45)
0.8123
  n % n %  
Sex (n, %)      0.9697
Female 64 64.00% 125 63.78%  
Male 36 36.00% 71 36.22%  
Race (n, %)      0.8291
Black 36 36.73% 70 36.46%  
White 60 61.22% 115 59.90%  
Asian 0 0.00% 3 1.56%  
Other 2 2.04% 4 2.08%  
Insurance Status (n, %)      0.7151
Insured (any) 83 96.51% 176 97.24%  
Not insured (self-pay or no insurance) 3 3.49% 5 2.76%  
Payer (n, %)      0.9378
Medicare 20 23.26% 39 21.55%  
Medicaid 47 54.65% 102 56.35%  
Dual-eligible 8 9.30% 21 11.60%  
None or Self-pay 3 3.49% 5 2.76%  
Private 8 9.30% 14 7.73%