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Table 1 Demographics, comorbidities, and index hospitalization characteristics stratified by individual discharge outcome

From: The predictive utility of functional status at discharge: a population-level cohort analysis

  All ED re-presentation Re-admitted to hospital LTCF ready Death None
Patients (%) 80 020 (100.0) 38 928 (48.6) 24 222 (30.3) 5 037
(6.3)
9 047 (11.3) 35 831 (44.8)
Age** 75.7
(75.7-75.8)
76.4
(76.3-76.5)
76.5
(76.4-76.6)
81.5
(81.3-81.7)
77.8
(77.7-78.0)
74.8
(74.7-74.9)
Female 51.2 50.7 48.6 60.3 45.8 51.8
Income Quintile* 3 (2-4) 3 (2-4) 3 (2-4) 2 (1-4) 3 (2-4) 3 (2-4)
Lives Rurally 21.5 23.7 20.8 22.2 23.8 18.9
Family physician visits in last year** 0.88
(0.87-0.88)
0.90
(0.89-0.91)
0.82
(0.80-0.83)
0.62
(0.59-0.64)
0.60
(0.58-0.62)
0.91
(0.89-0.96)
Usual provider index** 0.38
(0.38-0.38)
0.35
(0.35-0.36)
0.35
(0.35-0.35)
0.40
(0.39-0.40)
0.34
(0.34-0.35)
0.40
(0.40-0.40)
days to outcome* - 36 (11-87) 42 (14-92) 51 (23-99) 59 (27-106) -
Comorbidities       
Charlson comorbidity index** 1.31
(1.30-1.33)
1.51
(1.49-1.52)
1.72
(1.69-1.74)
1.45
(1.41-1.49)
2.50
(2.45-2.54)
1.03
(1.02-1.04)
Angina 9.3 9.6 8.6 5.1 7.1 9.4
Asthma 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.9
Coronary Artery Disease 17.3 17.7 16.8 10.9 14.5 17.6
Heart Failure 13.0 15.6 17.7 15.7 21.6 10.1
COPD 10.9 12.5 13.2 10.7 15.5 9.4
Diabetes 22.8 24.4 25.9 23.1 25.3 21.2
Epilepsy 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3
Hypertension 28.6 27.7 26.9 27.9 22.7 30.1
Stroke 2.4 2.1 1.9 3.8 1.7 2.6
Delirium 3.7 4.0 4.2 11.3 4.2 3.0
Dementia 1.1 1.1 1.2 5.3 1.4 0.8
Injurious Fall 6.1 5.0 4.4 11.8 3.6 7.0
Index hospitalization characteristics
Length of stay* 5 (3-7) 5 (3-9) 5 (3-10) 8 (4-15) 6 (4-11) 4 (2-7)
Admitted to ICU 13.4 13.0 12.6 8.3 10.1 14.2
Discharge ADLH* 0 (0-2) 0 (0-2) 0 (0-2) 2 (0-4) 1 (0-3) 0 (0-1)
  1. ICU = intensive care unit; ADLH = activities of daily living hierarchy; COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. *median and interquartile range;
  2. **mean and 95% Confidence interval