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Table 2 Number patients attending and not attending (in brackets) the first follow-up appointment within 90 days of discharge.

From: A comparison of hospital readmission rates between two general physicians with different outpatient review practices

Patient age (yrs) 16–25 26–35 36–45 46–55 56–65 66–75 Over 75 Total attending
Dr A 2 (0) 5 (1) 5 (3) 4 (2) 14 (5) 20 (2) 13 (5) 63 9.8%
Dr B 1 (1) 1 (0) 10 (3) 19 (5) 23 (4) 43 (6) 27 (2) 124 19.6%