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Table 3 Adjusted risk of acute care hospitalization and emergency department use within one-year of discharge from CCC, by type of community follow-up within 7 days of discharge

From: Patterns of community follow-up, subsequent health service use and survival among young and mid-life adults discharged from chronic care hospitals: a retrospective cohort study

  Inpatient hospitalization ED visit
HR (95 % CI) p-value HR (95 % CI) p-value
Home Care Visit Only 0.40 (0.29, 0.54) <.0001 0.89 (0.72, 1.10) 0.28
Primary Care Physician Visit 0.64 (0.50, 0.80) <.001 0.82 (0.68, 1.00) 0.05
Both 0.38 (0.26, 0.53) <.0001 0.95 (0.77, 1.19) 0.68
Neither 1.0   1.0  
  1. Cox proportional hazards model adjusted for age, sex, income, rurality, RUG-III group, number of conditions, type of conditions
  2. Note: Due to missing information on functional status