Parameter^{a} | Mean for RAST group | SD for RAST group | Mean for NAST group | SD for NAST group | Mean difference | 95% Confidence interval | |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

RAST group | NAST group | ||||||

Turnaround time (h) (1282, 2231) | 39.2 | 14.0 | 44.4 | 12.7 | 5.2^{b}
| 38.5, 40 | 43.9, 44.9 |

Mortality rate (%) (242, 523) | 7.9 | 27.0 | 9.6 | 29.4 | 1.7^{c}
| 4.4, 11.3 | 7, 12.1 |

Length of stay (days) (242, 523) | 10.7 | 7.5 | 12.6 | 12.1 | 2.0^{d}
| 9.7, 11.6 | 11.6, 13.7 |

Average total cost ($) (242, 523) | 13,227 | 13,321 | 15,622 | 18,163 | 2,395^{e}
| 11,541, 14,914 | 14,062, 17,182 |

Average variable cost ($) (242, 523) | 4,927 | 5,660 | 6,677 | 8,385 | 1,750^{b}
| 4,210, 5,644 | 5,956, 7,397 |