TABLE 1.

Probabilities Used for Modeling in Decision Tree

Pathways After Discharge in Decision TreeCurrent PracticeUniversal Follow-upPredischarge Serum BilirubinPredischarge Transcutaneous Bilirubin
Home nurse visit 1–2 d after discharge0.20.20.10.1
    Referred for office visit after home nurse visit0.10.30.40.4
    Undergoing laboratory testing after office visit0.90.90.80.8
    Hospitalized for phototherapy after laboratory testing0.40.10.10.1
    Treated with home phototherapy after laboratory testing0.30.10.10.1
Office visit 1–2 d after discharge0.30.70.50.6
    Undergoing laboratory testing after office visit0.330.50.50.6
    Hospitalized for phototherapy after laboratory testing0.050.10.10.1
    Treated with home phototherapy after laboratory testing0.050.10.10.1
Not examined by health care provider in the 2 days after discharge0.50.10.40.3