TABLE 3

Overall Utilization and Association With Hospitalization and ED Revisit

TertileHospitalization (n = 26 587)ED Revisit Within 3 Days: All ED Revisits (n = 6114)ED Revisit Within 3 Days: Revisit Requiring Hospitalization (n = 5696)
OR95% CIPOR95% CIPOR95% CIP
LowRefRefRef
Moderate1.671.06–2.64.031.230.99–1.52.061.481.01–2.19.05
High1.861.17–2.94.0081.210.97–1.51.091.240.83–1.85.3
  • Data were adjusted for patient (age, gender, race/ethnicity, season of presentation, year of presentation, insurance status), and hospital (location, average daily census, ED annual volume, percent uninsured, average APR-DRG hospital severity) characteristics. CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio.