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Table 3 Types of AE categories in readmission and no readmission group

From: Unplanned readmissions in younger and older adult patients: the role of healthcare-related adverse events

Study population All individuals Younger individuals (<65 years) Older individuals (≥65 years)
N (%) or median (range) Total study population Readmission group No readmission group p value* Readmission group No readmission group p value* Readmission group No readmission group p value*
N = 333 N = 65 (19.5) N = 268 (80.5) N = 33 (21.0) N = 124 (79.0) N = 32 (18.2) N = 144 (81.8)
Type of AE as reason for index admission
 Medication-related 179 (53.8) 27 (41.5) 152 (56.7) 0.03 10 (30.3) 61 (49.2) 0.05 17 (53.1) 91 (63.2) 0.29
 Chemotherapy-related 74 (22.2) 21 (32.3) 53 (19.8) 0.03 15 (45.5) 33 (26.6) 0.04 6 (18.8) 20 (13.9) 0.58
 Procedure-related 50 (15.0) 15 (23.1) 34 (13.1) 0.04 7 (21.2) 15 (12.1) 0.18 8 (25.0) 20 (13.9) 0.18
 Diabetes mellitus-related 29 (8.7) 2 (3.1) 27 (10.1) 0.09 1 (3.0) 15 (12.1) 0.13 1 (3.1) 12 (8.3) 0.47
 Other 1 (0.3) 0 1 (0.4) 1.0 0 0 NA 0 1 (0.7) 1.0
  1. Numbers in italic show significant differences
  2. AE adverse event
  3. p values are given for statistical test between the readmission and no readmission groups