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Table 2 Proportion of patients with three or more compared to one to two avoidable admissions by Aboriginal status and financial year (n = 19,025)

From: Frequent avoidable admissions amongst Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people with chronic conditions in New South Wales, Australia: a historical cohort study

Financial year of admission Aboriginal
(n = 13,549)
% (n)
Non-Aboriginal
(n = 5476)
% (n)
p-value
1–2 3+ 1–2 3+
2005/06 88.4 (1102) 11.6 (145) 93.6 (496) 6.4 (34) 0.001
2006/07 89.4 (1139) 10.6 (135) 93.2 (549) 6.8 (40) 0.009
2007/08 89.0 (1234) 11.0 (152) 95.4 (585) 4.6 (28) < 0.001
2008/09 90.5 (1279) 9.5 (134) 92.6 (525) 7.4 (42) 0.142
2009/10 88.9 (1317) 11.1 (165) 93.8 (515) 6.2 (34) 0.001
2010/11 88.9 (1247) 11.1 (156) 94.3 (525) 5.7 (32) < 0.001
2011/12 88.8 (1400) 11.2 (177) 93.5 (560) 6.5 (39) 0.001
2012/13 89.5 (1343) 10.5 (157) 93.9 (543) 6.1 (35) 0.002
2013/14 88.9 (1431) 11.1 (179) 92.4 (561) 7.6 (46) < 0.05