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Table 1 Reasons for delay

From: Delay of transfer from the intensive care unit: a prospective observational analysis on economic effects of delayed in-house transfer

Reasons for delay Number %
Waiting for an appropriate floor bed 299 91.7
Waiting for transport service to the floor 14 4.3
Delay for any reason caused by the intensive care unit 5 1.5
Waiting for an appropriate bed in an external hospital 4 1.2
Waiting for additional diagnostics 4 1.2