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Table 2 In hospital mortality, 30-day readmission and 30-day mortality rates, by ward

From: The association between hallway boarding in internal wards, readmission and mortality rates: a comparative, retrospective analysis, following a policy change

  Unadjusted GLM-adjusted*
Before After OR CI - lower CI-upper p-value OR CI - lower CI-upper p-value
All†
 in-hospital mortality 17.5% 13.2% 0.718 0.665 0.775 < 0.001 0.764 0.649 0.898 0.001
 30-day readmission 14.4% 15.7% 1.107 1.017 1.205 0.019 1.185 1.000 1.404 0.050
 30-day mortality 5.0% 4.9% 0.975 0.849 1.12 0.722 1.159 0.876 1.534 0.302
Internal department A
 in-hospital mortality 18.1% 12.1% 0.63 0.56 0.70 < 0.001 0.736 0.584 0.927 0.009
 30-day readmission 14.8% 16.3% 1.12 1.00 1.26 0.056 1.444 1.143 1.825 0.002
 30-day mortality 5.2% 4.6% 0.87 0.72 1.06 0.174 0.904 0.606 1.349 0.622
Internal department B
 in-hospital mortality 16.9% 14.3% 0.82 0.74 0.92 < 0.001 0.798 0.634 1.003 0.053
 30-day readmission 13.9% 15.0% 1.09 0.97 1.24 0.16 0.94 0.734 1.205 0.626
 30-day mortality 4.9% 5.3% 1.09 0.89 1.33 0.398 1.459 0.983 2.166 0.061
  1. CI Confidence interval, OR Odds ratio
  2. *GLM logistic regression, adjusted by sex, age, Charlson Comorbidity Index, Number of hospitalization in the year prior to index admission, month dummies, time, log (LOS) and log (LOS) squared
  3. † GLM logistic regression, adjusted also by ward