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Table 2 Primary reasons for readmission within 30 days of hospital discharge

From: Association between medication-related adverse events and non-elective readmission in acute ischemic stroke

All Index Encounters Index Encounters With Medication-Related Adverse Event Index Encounters Without Medication-Related Adverse Event
n = 47,170 / 439,682; Readmission Rate = 10.7% n (%) n = 3200 / 20,822; Readmission Rate = 15.4% n (%) n = 43,970 / 418,860; Readmission Rate = 10.5% n (%)
Acute cerebrovascular disease 5833 (12.4) Septicemia 464 (14.5) Acute cerebrovascular disease 5591 (12.7)
Septicemia 5197 (11.0) Acute cerebrovascular disease 241 (7.5) Septicemia 4733 (10.8)
Congestive heart failure; nonhypertensive 1974 (4.2) Congestive heart failure; nonhypertensive 165 (5.1) Congestive heart failure; nonhypertensive 1809 (4.1)
Acute and unspecified renal failure 1852 (3.9) Acute and unspecified renal failure 131 (4.1) Acute and unspecified renal failure 1720 (3.9)
Urinary tract infections 1462 (3.1) Pneumonia 118 (3.7) Urinary tract infections 1356 (3.1)
Cardiac dysrhythmias 1412 (3.0) Urinary tract infections 106 (3.3) Cardiac dysrhythmias 1321 (3.0)
Gastrointestinal hemorrhage 1329 (2.8) Cardiac dysrhythmias 91 (2.8) Gastrointestinal hemorrhage 1252 (2.8)
Pneumonia 1272 (2.7) Respiratory failure; insufficiency; arrest 88 (2.7) Late effects of cerebrovascular disease 1158 (2.6)
Aspiration pneumonitis; food/vomitus 1223 (2.6) Complications of surgical procedures or medical care 86 (2.7) Pneumonia 1154 (2.6)
Late effects of cerebrovascular disease 1193 (2.5) Aspiration pneumonitis; food/vomitus 80 (2.5) Aspiration pneumonitis; food/vomitus 1143 (2.6)