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Table 3 Percentage of residents with DNR and DNH and who were acutely hospitalized or died within 90 days of admission to a LTCH (n = 123,003 residents)

From: Outcomes of advance care directives after admission to a long-term care home: DNR the DNH?

  Do Not Resuscitate Do Not Hospitalize
Not Present Present Difference Χ2
p value
Not Present Present Difference Χ2
p value
Hospitalized 23.2 18.8 −4.4 < .0001 22.0 14.5 −7.5 < .0001
Death 19.4 29.5 + 10.1 < .0001 24.3 33.0 + 8.7 < .0001