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Table 5 Hospital readmission, emergency department visits or unscheduled office visits by study group

From: Effect of a care transition intervention by pharmacists: an RCT

  Enhanced Minimal Control *P-values
Number of patients with any post-discharge healthcare use
30 days 81 (28.8%) 88 (29.5%) 87 (29.6%) E vs. C: 0.82
M vs C: 0.92
90 days 97 (34.5%) 90 (30.5%) 88 (29.9%) E vs. C: 0.20
M vs C: 0.62
Number of patients with at least one specific post-discharge healthcare use
30 day readmission 47(16.7%) 40 (13.4%) 43 (14.6%) E vs. C: 0.29
M vs C: 0.38
30 day emergency dept visit 38 (13.5%) 49 (16.5%) 52 (17.8%) E vs. C: 0.18
M vs C: 0.71
30 day unscheduled visit 31 (11.0%) 30 (10.1%) 32 (10.9%) E vs. C: 0.81
M vs C: 0.69
90 day readmission 49 (17.4%) 51 (17.3%) 47 (16.0%) E vs. C: 0.77
M vs C: 0.83
90 day emergency dept visit 41 (14.6%) 40 (13.6%) 46 (15.7%) E vs. C: 0.99
M vs C: 0.54
90 day unscheduled visit 42 (15.0%) 36 (12.2%) 33 (11.3%) E vs. C: 0.18
     M vs C: 0.74
  1. *E = enhanced, M = minimal and C = control groups.