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Table 3 Acute Hospital Readmissions According to Category of Illness

From: Hospital readmission within 10 years post stroke: frequency, type and timing

Category N %
Ischemic stroke 45 5.4
Hemorrhagic stroke 9 1.1
Cardiovasc. and cardiac events 87 10.5
Peripheral vasc. Events 25 3.0
Chest infection 75 9.0
Serious infection 34 4.1
UTI 35 4.2
Falls with fractures 51 6.1
Falls without fractures 27 3.2
Epileptic seizures 24 2.9
Stroke sequelae 28 3.4
Hemorrhagic events 47 5.7
Thrombotic events 10 1.2
Renal insufficiency 17 2.0
TIA 18 2.2
Cardiac angina 23 2.8
Cancer 71 8.5
Other 205 24.7
Total 831 100