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Table 2 Outcomes of interest according to health literacy of the study participants

From: Impact of low health literacy on patients’ health outcomes: a multicenter cohort study

Outcomes of Interest N (%)
167
Inadequate % Marginal % Adequate % P value
ER Revisit      < 0.05
 No revisit 129 (77) 27.9 16.3 55.8  
 1 or more than re-visit 38 (23) 47.4 21.1 31.6  
Hospital Readmission      > 0.05
 No readmission 117 (70) 29.1 15.4 55.6  
 1 or more readmission 50 (30) 40.0 22.0 38.0  
Length of Stay in Days (mean, SD) 17.45 (23.01) 19.63 (21.32) 20.24 (27.95) 15.03 (22.20) > 0.05
Length of Stay in Days (median, IQR) 9.00 (15.00) 12.50 (17.50) 13.00 (18.00) 7.5 (12.00) > 0.05
  1. ER Emergency Room, SD Standard Deviation, IQR Interquartile Range