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Table 4 Assessment of statistically significant association between risk factors and readmission at 30 days. [Shaded cells reflect lack of statistical significant value of p < 0.05]

From: Application of standardised effect sizes to hospital discharge outcomes for people with diabetes

Assessment of statistically significant association between risk factors and readmission at 30 days. Statistical Test All diabetes discharges Emergency admission discharges Elective admission discharges Emergency admission surgical discharges Emergency admission medical discharges T1DM Surgical patients T2DM Surgical patients T1DM Medical patients T2DM Medical patients
Age TTEST < 0.01 0.33 < 0.01 0.09 0.08 < 0.01 0.6 0.07 0.94
Sex CHISQ 0.01 0.04 0.62 0.06 0.39 < 0.01 0.42 < 0.01 0.16
Co-morbidity burden TTEST < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 0.56 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 0.07 < 0.01
Previous DKA CHISQ < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 0.68 < 0.01 0.57 0.19 0.75
Dementia CHISQ < 0.01 < 0.01 0.05 0.09 < 0.01 0.27 0.12 0.34 0.02
DSN review CHISQ < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 0.18 < 0.01 0.05 0.38 < 0.01 < 0.01
T1DM CHISQ < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 0.03 NA NA NA NA
T2DM patients CHISQ < 0.01 0.10 < 0.01 0.06 0.46
Unknown diabetes type CHISQ < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 0.15 < 0.01
Weekend Discharged CHISQ < 0.01 0.06 < 0.01 0.01 < 0.01 0.44 0.03 0.29 0.36