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Table 2 Effect of gaps in care on readmission and length of stay

From: Impact of gaps in care for malnourished patients on length of stay and hospital readmission

Type of Gap in Care Any gap Discharge Testing/Procedures Communication
n Gap/Total 184/229 165/229 63/229 31/229
Readmission ORa
 Crude 1.29 (.64–2.61) 1.46 (.79–2.72) 1.26 (.69–2.28) .98 (.45–2.17)
 Model 1 1.35 (.66–2.75) 1.61 (.85–3.05) 1.17 (.64–2.15) 1.11 (.49–2.51)
 Full Adjusted 1.29 (.61–2.67) 1.50 (.78–2.87) 1.23 (.66–2.30) 1.06 (.46–2.46)
Length of Stay βa
 Crude 1.51 (1.17–1.94)*** 1.07 (.85–1.34) 1.98 (1.61–9.32)*** 1.64 (1.22–2.44)***
 Model 1 1.51 (1.17–1.94)*** 1.06 (.84–1.34) 2.02 (1.63–2.50)*** 1.65 (1.22–2.23)***
 Full Adjusted 1.48 (1.15–1.91)*** 1.06 (.83–1.32) 2.01 (1.62–2.47)*** 1.60 (1.19–2.16)***
  1. Model 1 adjusted for age and gender
  2. Exponentiated coefficients presented for log transformed length of stay
  3. Full-Adjusted model adjusted for model 1 characteristics, malnutrition context, and malnutrition severity
  4. aEstimates provided with 95% CI
  5. ***indicates p-value < 0.01