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Table 4 Association between medication-related adverse events and 30-day readmission in AIS

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

Medication-related adverse event 30-Day Readmission p valuea AORb(95% CI)
Yes n (%) No n (%)
  Any Readmission   
No 43,970 (93.2) 374,890 (95.5) <.001 Reference
Yes 3200 (6.8) 17,622 (4.5) 1.22 (1.14–1.30)***
  AIS Readmission   
No 5944 (95.8) 412,916 (95.3) 0.172 Reference
Yes 261 (4.2) 20,561 (4.7) 0.91 (0.75–1.10)
  Non-AIS Readmission   
No 38,026 (92.8) 380,834 (95.5) <.001 Reference
Yes 2939 (7.2) 17,883 (4.5) 1.26 (1.17–1.35)***
  1. Abbreviations: AIS Acute ischemic stroke, AOR Adjusted odds ratio, CI Confidence interval
  2. ***p < 0.001
  3. aChi-square test
  4. bAdjusted for age, sex, primary payer, number of Elixhauser comorbidities, median household income, length of stay, discharge disposition, bed size of hospital, hospital control/ownership, and hospital teaching status