From: Predicting hospital mortality among frequently readmitted patients: HSMR biased by readmission

Admission view class | Observed number of | Crude mortality | DHM-2008 predicted | ||
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admissions | deaths | per admission | number of deaths | mortality per admission | |

A(n = 1) | 240662 | 8836 | 3.7% | 9783 | 4.1% |

A(n = 2) | 75778 | 2868 | 3.8% | 2981 | 3.9% |

A(n = 3) | 33902 | 1377 | 4.1% | 1389 | 4.1% |

A(n = 4) | 18546 | 727 | 3.9% | 740 | 4.0% |

A(n = 5,6) | 19124 | 695 | 3.6% | 714 | 3.7% |

A(n = 7-9) | 12634 | 404 | 3.2% | 421 | 3.3% |

A(n = 10-20) | 12483 | 265 | 2.1% | 293 | 2.2% |

A(n > 20) | 5437 | 55 | 1.0% | 57 | 1.1% |

Total | 418566 | 15227 | 3.6% | 16379 | 3.9% |