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Table 2 Number of recurrent ATD hospital admissions in two years from index admission, n (%), and mean length of stay per admission, days, within age group

From: One third of hospital costs for atherothrombotic disease are attributable to readmissions: a linked data analysis

Noof recurrent admissions 0 1 2 3+ Total
35-44 years N (%) 242 (75.4) 49 (15.3) 21 (6.5) 9 (2.8) 321
Mean length of stay - 7.2 4.2 4.1 5.3
45-54 years N (%) 616 (67.5) 205 (22.5) 59 (6.5) 32 (3.5) 912
Mean length of stay - 7.7 3.6 2.8 5.3
55-64 years N (%) 1021 (68.1) 311 (20.8) 100 (6.7) 67 (4.5) 1499
Mean length of stay - 4.0 3.8 4.8 4.2
65-74 years N (%) 1168 (66.4) 399 (22.7) 117 (6.7) 74 (4.2) 1758
Mean length of stay - 4.7 5.8 4.0 4.8
75-84 years N (%) 1160 (69.0) 355 (21.1) 96 (5.7) 71 (4.2) 1682
Mean length of stay - 8.8 7.4 4.6 7.0
Total (%)   4207 (68.2) 1319 (21.4) 393 (6.4) 253 (4.1) 6172