TABLE 1

Length of Stay and Timing of Readmission by Diagnostic Category (N = 67)

Indication for ReadmissionAge at Initial DischargeAge at Readmission
Hyperbilirubinemia, n = 502.4 ± 1.34.5 ± 2.2
Feeding difficulty, n = 235.5 ± 5.210.4 ± 8.1
Hypothermia, n = 86.3 ± 6.39.3 ± 7.3
Suspected infection, n = 165.3 ± 4.313.0 ± 7.4
  • Data are presented as mean ± SD in days. Diagnostic categories are not mutually exclusive.