TABLE 3

Summary Statistics and Bivariate Analysis

VariableLevelNot ReadmittedReadmittedOR (95% CI)P
Sex, n (%)Female8687 (45.86)356 (46.90)Reference.57
Male10 256 (54.14)403 (53.10)0.96 (0.83–1.11)
Race and ethnicity, n (%)Hispanic9227 (48.71)394 (51.91)Reference.006
White5974 (31.54)221 (29.12)0.87 (0.73–1.02)
Asian1499 (7.91)51 (6.72)0.80 (0.59–1.06)
Black or African American508 (2.68)35 (4.61)1.61 (1.11–2.27)
Other1735 (9.16)58 (7.64)0.78 (0.59–1.03)
Age, y, mean (SD)7.49 (6.02)8.69 (6.54)1.03 (1.02–1.04)<.001
Payer, n (%)Private and/or nongovernmental7330 (38.70)257 (33.86)Reference.007
Medicaid and/or low-income11 613 (61.30)502 (66.14)1.23 (1.06–1.44)
Malnutrition, n (%)No18 082 (95.45)698 (91.96)Reference<.001
Yes861 (4.55)61 (8.04)1.84 (1.39–2.39)
LACE variables, mean (SD)LOS2.31 (1.76)3.35 (2.02)1.33 (1.28–1.37)<.001
Acute and/or emergent admission1.74 (1.48)1.94 (1.43)1.10 (1.05–1.16)<.001
Comorbidity0.66 (1.15)1.16 (1.53)1.31 (1.25–1.37)<.001
ED visits0.44 (0.88)0.64 (1.02)1.23 (1.15–1.32)<.001
  • —, not applicable.