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Table 2 Differences in separations that resulted in an unplanned readmission or death by Aboriginal status, for the period 2005/6–2013/14

From: Unplanned readmission or death after discharge for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people with chronic disease in NSW Australia: a retrospective cohort study

  Unplanned readmission or death (n = 122,145) Unadjusted relative risk (RR), (95% CI; P-value) RR restricted to patients aged < 75 yrs., (95% CI; P-value)
Yes No
Aboriginal n (%) 11,349 (14.7) 66,078 (85.3) 1.16 (1.13, 1.19; < 0.0001) 1.36 (1.30, 1.41; < 0.0001)
Non-Aboriginal n (%) 5650 (12.6) 39,068 (87.4) ref ref