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Table 2 Association of limitations in performing daily activities and risk of readmission within 26 weeks in 144 elderly patients discharged from a short-stay unit at the emergency department

From: Identifying elderly patients at risk of readmission after discharge from a short-stay unit in the emergency department using performance-based tests of daily activities

 Unadjusted analysisAdjusted analysisa
OR (95%CI)p-valueOR (95%CI)p-value
AMPS motor≤1.50 logitb4.38 (1.36;14.12)p = 0.014.17 (1.18;14.75)p = 0.03
AMPS motor> 1.50 logitb1 (ref)
AMPS process≤1.00 logitb1.51 (0.66;3.44)p = 0.331.49 (0.59;3.76)p = 0.39
AMPS process< 1.00 logitb1 (ref)
TUG ≥12 sc1.22 (0.59;2.49)p = 0.591.59 (0.69;3.71)p = 0.28
TUG < 12 sc1 (ref)
30s-CST ≤ 8 timesd2.05 (0.99;4.24)p = 0.053.36 (1.42;7.93)p = 0.01
30s-CST > 8 timesd1 (ref)
  1. aAMPS adjusted for gender and comorbidity, TUG and 30s-CST adjusted for age, gender and comorbidity
  2. bAMPS motor and process, n = 96
  3. cTimed Up and Go, n = 120
  4. d30s-CST, n = 126