Table 2

Readmission rate, ORs and 95% CIs

Readmission in 7 daysReadmission in 14 daysReadmission in 30 days
Analysis group 1
(pharmacist intervention)
Readmission rate5.8%13.7%25.8%
OR
Analysis group 2 (preintervention comparison group)Readmission rate7.6%14.2%26.0%
OR1.41 (1.01 to 1.97)1.10 (0.86 to 1.40)1.06 (0.87 to 1.29)
Analysis group 3 (concurrent comparison group)Readmission rate7.6%13.8%24.6%
OR1.49 (1.07 to 2.07)1.12 (0.8 to 1.43)1.06 (0.87 to 1.28)
  • Adjusted covariables: readmission risk score, discharge disposition, age, sex, race/ethnicity and length of stay.