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Table 3 30- and 90-day readmission

From: Outcomes associated with observation versus short-stay admission among chest pain patients in the Veterans Health Administration

Variable 30-day readmission 90-day readmission
OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI
Observation stay 0.88 [0.83, 0.94] 0.95 [0.90, 1.00]
Age 1.02 [1.02, 1.02] 1.02 [1.02, 1.02]
Female (vs. male) 0.72 [0.65, 0.80] 0.74 [0.68, 0.79]
Race (vs. white)
 Asian 0.71 [0.55, 0.92] 0.76 [0.62, 0.93]
 Black 0.92 [0.86, 0.98] 0.94 [0.89, 0.98]
 Hispanic 0.78 [0.67, 0.89] 0.83 [0.75, 0.93]
 Native American 0.82 [0.63, 1.07] 0.91 [0.73, 1.15]
Homeless (vs. not) 1.27 [1.03, 1.56] 1.45 [1.23, 1.72]
Count of Comorbidities 1.02 [1.01, 1.04] 1.02 [1.00, 1.03]
Rurality of Residence (vs. urban)
 Isolated 0.85 [0.76, 0.94] 0.84 [0.77, 0.91]
 Small rural 0.91 [0.82, 0.99] 0.91 [0.84, 0.98]
 Large rural 0.96 [0.88, 1.04] 0.89 [0.84, 0.96]
Copayment category (vs. reduced)
 No copayment 0.82 [0.68, 1.00] 0.87 [0.75, 1.02]
 Full copayment 1.16 [0.97, 1.40] 1.26 [1.09, 1.44]
Fiscal year (vs. 2005)
 2006 1.03 [0.92, 1.15] 0.98 [0.89, 1.07]
 2007 1.01 [0.90, 1.12] 0.98 [0.90, 1.07]
 2008 1.02 [0.92, 1.14] 0.96 [0.88, 1.05]
 2009 1.12 [1.01, 1.24] 1.04 [0.95, 1.13]
 2010 1.01 [0.91, 1.12] 1.01 [0.93, 1.10]
 2011 0.97 [0.87, 1.08] 0.93 [0.85, 1.02]
 2012 1.10 [0.99, 1.21] 1.02 [0.94, 1.12]
 2013 1.02 [0.91, 1.13] 0.87 [0.80, 0.95]
  N = 114,043