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Table 2 Occurrences of hospital readmissions (exclusive to the home group), assisted by a Home Care Service. Brazil, 2012–2016

From: Analyses of the effectiveness of a Brazilian pediatric home care service: a preliminary study

Hospital readmissions Home group (n = 36)
n / %
Patients who never were re-hospitalized 15 / 41.66
Patients re-hospitalized 21 / 58.33
First readmission, between 10 and 30 days after admission to HCS 5 / 23.81
Readmission after 30 days of admission in HCS 16 / 76.19
Readmission after 3 months after admission in HCS 13 / 24.07
Total days in readmission/total days in HCS 930 / 2.91
  1. 55 cases of readmissions for 36 patients included. Average of 11.92 days of readmission for a total of 930 days
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