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Table 2 Associations between patients’ perceived responsiveness of hospital staff and 30-day readmission for all 6 clinical conditions by hospital readmission rate

From: Patients’ perceptions of interactions with hospital staff are associated with hospital readmissions: a national survey of 4535 hospitals

Variables Hospital stratum by readmission rates
lowest quartile 25th–75th quartile highest quartile
Coefficient P-value Coefficient P-value Coefficient P-value
Acute myocardial infarction −0.001 0.448 −0.010 0.002 −0.014 0.013
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease − 0.004 0.138 − 0.009 0.001 − 0.018 0.006
Heart failure 0.001 0.550 −0.006 0.048 −0.006 0.269
Hip/knee surgery 0.005 0.929 −0.003 0.013 −0.011 0.016
Pneumonia 0.003 0.753 −0.007 0.002 −0.007 0.146
Stroke 0.007 0.894 −0.006 0.080 −0.018 0.048
  1. Bold datas indicate p<0.05
  2. Note: Results are summarized from 18 regression models. Full results are shown in the appendix
  3. P values are for the one tailed hypothesis that higher responsiveness is associated with lower 30-day readmission test