Table 3

 Adjusted odds ratios (95% confidence intervals) from logistic regression analyses predicting readmission

FactorOdds ratiop Value
CHF, congestive heart failure; CT, computed tomography; CVA, cerebrovascular accident; LVF, left ventricular failure; OGD, oesophagogastroscopy.
Age (years, continuous)0.004
Gender
    Female v male0.81 (0.68 to 0.98)0.025
Any psychiatric
    Yes v no1.26 (0.89 to 1.74)0.181
Any alcohol
    Yes1.69 (1.12 to 2.49)0.010
Any gastrointestinal
    Yes1.01 (0.68 to 1.45)0.973
Any pneumonia
    Yes0.97 (0.66 to 1.39)0.87
Any respiratory
    Yes1.91 (1.54 to 2.36)<0.0001
Any CHF/LVF
    Yes1.54 (1.15 to 2.06)0.004
Any CVA
    Yes0.76 (0.47 to 1.17)0.222
Any neoplasm
    Yes1.47 (1.04 to 2.04)0.027
Any coronary
    Yes1.23 (0.91 to 1.65)0.17
Any anaemia
    Yes1.78 (1.17 to 2.65)0.006
Cardiac ultrasound
    Yes0.89 (0.49 to 1.53)0.69
Vascular ultrasound
    Yes1.07 (0.66 to 1.65)0.79
Abdominal ultrasound
    Yes1.36 (1.0 to 1.83)0.045
OGD
    Yes0.91 (0.62 to 1.30)0.606
Injectable antibiotic
    Yes0.98 (0.74 to 1.28)0.87
CT thorax
    Yes1.37 (0.78 to 2.31)0.250
CT abdomen
    Yes0.93 (0.58 to 0.97)0.795
CT brain
    Yes0.75 (0.58 to 0.97)0.0322