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Table 3 Adjusted odds of 30-day post-discharge mortality in 292,399 emergency admissions and 164,277 elective admissions

From: Weekend effect on mortality by medical specialty in six secondary hospitals in the Helsinki metropolitan area over a 14-year period

SPECIALTYMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Acute psychiatry
 emergency1.394 (0.577 to 3.370)1.164 (0.454 to 2.984)10.884 (0.324 to 2.414)1.483 (0.610 to 3.605)1.086 (0.375 to 3.147)1.513 (0.552 to 4.148)
 elective0.282 (0.045 to 1.768)1.073 (0.223 to 5.165)10.952 (0.150 to 6.032)0.515 (0.052 to 5.130)1.784 (0.167 to 19.113)0.000 (0.000 to Inf)
Surgery
 emergency1.180 (1.011 to 1.378)0.978 (0.832 to 1.149)11.056 (0.899 to 1.242)1.010 (0.855 to 1.192)1.000 (0.840 to 1.191)0.975 (0.817 to 1.164)
 elective1.168 (0.866 to 1.576)1.028 (0.759 to 1.392)11.138 (0.830 to 1.559)1.189 (0.819 to 1.727)2.315 (1.354 to 3.958)1.030 (0.702 to 1.511)
Gynecology & obstetrics
 emergency0.758 (0.342 to 1.684)0.338 (0.122 to 0.941)11.093 (0.481 to 2.485)0.786 (0.334 to 1.852)1.134 (0.471 to 2.732)1.258 (0.543 to 2.914)
 elective2.291 (0.622 to 8.443)1.437 (0.351 to 5.885)14.003 (1.053 to 15.220)3.475 (0.663 to 18.210)27.472 (4.218 to 178.921)3.574 (0.335 to 38.115)
Internal medicine
 emergency1.171 (1.044 to 1.314)1.066 (0.947 to 1.200)11.083 (0.960 to 1.220)1.136 (1.009 to 1.279)1.163 (1.026 to 1.320)1.291 (1.141 to 1.461)
 elective1.311 (0.987 to 1.742)1.074 (0.797 to 1.447)11.262 (0.925 to 1.723)1.717 (1.259 to 2.342)1.865 (1.286 to 2.703)1.560 (1.087 to 2.239)
Pulmonology
 emergency1.103 (0.879 to 1.383)1.035 (0.816 to 1.311)11.028 (0.810 to 1.305)1.076 (0.846 to 1.368)1.262 (0.985 to 1.618)1.208 (0.939 to 1.555)
 elective1.018 (0.704 to 1.473)0.679 (0.457 to 1.010)10.862 (0.573 to 1.295)1.104 (0.694 to 1.757)0.962 (0.426 to 2.177)0.783 (0.364 to 1.685)
Neurology
 emergency1.317 (0.835 to 2.079)0.914 (0.559 to 1.497)11.631 (1.042 to 2.553)1.432 (0.902 to 2.272)1.515 (0.945 to 2.429)1.120 (0.674 to 1.861)
 elective1.417 (0.460 to 4.361)1.148 (0.405 to 3.257)10.988 (0.292 to 3.346)0.878 (0.210 to 3.662)2.474 (0.751 to 8.146)1.776 (0.416 to 7.580)
Otorhinolaryngology
 elective1.731e+ 02 (0 to Inf)0.000 (0 to Inf)10.000 (0 to Inf)3.641 (0 to Inf)9.926e+ 27 (0 to Inf)8.552e+ 14 (0 to Inf)
Pediatrics
 emergency0.963 (0.000 to Inf)6.194e+ 07 (0.000 to Inf)18.296e+ 07 (0.000 to Inf)3.748e+ 07 (0.000 to Inf)8.155e+ 07 (0.000 to Inf)3.962e+ 07 (0.000 to Inf)
 elective0.000 (0 to Inf)6.692e+ 23 (0 to Inf)19.922e+ 16 (0 to Inf)6.100e+ 18 (0 to Inf)1.351e+ 58 (0 to Inf)3.127e+ 21 (0 to Inf)