Table 2

Comparison of age cohorts: younger (<65 years) versus older (≥65 years), n=208

CohortNMean age (SD)Mean ISS (SD)Median LOS (IQR)Median OME72 (IQR)Median OMEDC (IQR)P value comparing median OME72 vs median OMEDCMedian # opioid pills at DC (IQR)
Age <65 years14043.2 (15.5)12.7 (6.8)4 (2, 7)135 (68, 231)225 (150, 338)<0.0140 (30, 43)
Age >65 years6877.6 (9.1)11.71 (5.8)4 (3, 6)45 (21, 120)225 (0, 300)<0.0130 (0, 40)
Total208P<0.01P=0.30P=0.86P<0.01P<0.01P<0.01
  • ISS, Injury Severity Score; LOS, length of stay; OME72, oral morphine equivalents administered over the final 72 hours of hospitalization; OMEDC, oral morphine equivalents prescribed at discharge.