Risk factors for early readmission among veterans.

  title={Risk factors for early readmission among veterans.},
  author={James J. Holloway and Sharon V. Medendorp and Jonathan Bromberg},
  journal={Health services research},
  volume={25 1 Pt 2},
This study was undertaken to identify demographic, clinical, and social risk factors for early readmission in the veteran population. Readmissions within 30 days of discharge were considered "early." A randomly selected 50 percent sample of 6,317 veterans discharged consecutively from one Department of Veterans Affairs medical center (VAMC) was used to build a logistic regression model for early readmission. Of these patients, 22 percent had early readmissions. The adjusted odds ratios (OR) of… CONTINUE READING

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