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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis evaluating factors independently associated with readmissions within the 30-day time period and the 30-day time period with a concordant diagnosis

From: The crucial factor of hospital readmissions: a retrospective cohort study of patients evaluated in the emergency department and admitted to the department of medicine of a general hospital in Italy

Factors related to rehospitalization within 30 days OR 95% CI p
Age (continuous variable) 1.014 1.007 − 1.020 <0.001
LOS of previous hospitalization 0.903 0.819 − 0.996 0.041
Factors related to rehospitalization within 30 days with a concordant diagnosis OR 95% CI p
Age (continuous variable) 1.055 1.037 − 1.073 <0.001
Admission due to cardiovascular disease 1.807 1.234 − 2.646 0.002
Admission due to pulmonary disease 1.814 1.229 − 2.679 0.003
Admission due to kidney disease 0.449 0.220 − 0.915 0.027