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Table 1 Distribution of Hospital Adjusted Odds Ratio for Composite Outcome and Readmission

From: Impact on hospital ranking of basing readmission measures on a composite endpoint of death or readmission versus readmissions alone

Principle Discharge Diagnosis No. of Patients No. of Hospitals Rate (unadj) Median Odds Ratio AOR, Interquartile Range AOR, Range Estimated Between Hospital Variance
AMI, CHF, or PNEU
 Composite Outcome 344,565 204 10.93 1.37 0.88-1.10 0.48-1.66 0.0316
 Readmission 329,120 204 6.75 1.17 0.93-1.07 0.69-1.43 0.0079
Acute Myocardial Infarction
 Composite Outcome 75,036 188 11.80 1.22 0.93-1.08 0.59-1.44 0.0128
 Readmission 70,677 188 6.36 1.15 0.96-1.03 0.70-1.26 0.0068
Congestive Heart Failure
 Composite Outcome 144,338 200 11.31 1.35 0.88-1.11 0.51-1.51 0.0297
 Readmission 138,715 200 7.71 1.16 0.94-1.05 0.73-1.37 0.0075
Pneumoniae
 Composite Outcome 125,191 204 9.97 1.22 0.91-1.11 0.57-1.48 0.0126
 Readmission 119,728 204 5.86 1.18 0.94-1.07 0.74-1.44 0.0088
  1. AOR, adjusted odds ratio, AMI acute myocardial infarction, CHF congestive heart failure, PNEU pneumonia