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Table 9 Logistic regression on readmission within seven days for all DDs comparing local and external medical history (Hypothesis 3)

From: The impact of EHR and HIE on reducing avoidable admissions: controlling main differential diagnoses

Theory variables in the equation All DDs ( N=43,030) GE ( N=1,900) AP ( N=7,511) UTI ( N=2,909) CP ( N=26,026) PO ( N=4,684)
Local history viewed 1.272 (0.050) 1.149 (0.482) 1.393 0(.203) 1.082 (0.894) 1.301 (0.114) 0.763 (0.526)
Age 0.989 (<0.001) 0.986 (<0.001) 0.991 (0.026) 1.003 (0.783) 0.988 (<0.001) 0.980 (0.009)
Gender 1.435 (<0.001) 1.117 (0.343) 1.092 (0.576) 1.137 (0.777) 1.587 (<0.001) 1.019 (0.947)
HMO 1.334 (0.002) 0.716 (0.016) 1.466 (0.050) 0.915 (0.877) 1.438 (0.002) 0.931 (0.884)
Constant 0.000 (0.998) 0.000 (1.000) 0.000 (0.998) 0.000 (0.999) 0.000 (0.999) 0.000 (0.999)
  1. Note. a Coded 0 = external history viewed, 1= local history viewed. (all similar tables below use the same abbreviations).