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Table 3 Cox regression hazard ratios with 95% confidence intervals for readmissions and mortality

From: Comparisons of readmissions and mortality based on post-discharge ambulatory follow-up services received by stroke patients discharged home: a register-based study

  No services Rehab Home nursing Home nursing with rehab No GP visits Visit to GP
Readmission
 90-day
 unadjusted
1 2.11 1.94 1.87 1 0.88
1.61–2.76 1.43–2.62 1.44–2.42 0.63–1.24
 90-day
 adjusted
1 1.45* 1.08 0.95 1 1.11
1.06–1.97 0.74–1.57 0.67–1.34 0.75–1.64
 365-day
 unadjusted
1 2.60 2.26 2.63 1 0.90
2.15–3.13 1.84–2.77 2.21–3.13 0.73–1.11
 365-day
 adjusted
1 1.80* 1.31 1.46 1 1.20
1.45–2.22 1.02–1.66 1.16–1.84 0.95–1.51
Mortality
 90-day
 unadjusted
1 4.87* 1.88* 6.91 1 0.68
3.38–7.01 1.12–3.14 4.98–9.57 0.38–1.22
 90-day
 adjusted
1 2.69 0.81* 2.54 1 0.77
1.80–4.03 0.45–1.47 1.70–3.81 0.42–1.42
 365-day
 unadjusted
1 4.58* 2.24* 6.05 1 0.61
3.62–5.78 1.65–3.02 4.90–7.47 0.44–0.85
 365-day
 adjusted
1 2.38 1.00* 2.20 1 0.77
1.83–3.09 0.71–1.41 1.68–2.89 0.54–1.09
  1. *Significant difference to home nursing with rehabilitation, p < 0.05