TABLE 2

Average Values of Putative Risk Factors of Readmission

Putative Risk Factors of ReadmissionMean and/or Proportion (SD)
All EncountersPatients Who Were MalnourishedPatients Without Malnutrition
LOS, d5 (8)13 (20)4 (7)
Acute and/or emergent admissions0.58 (0.49)0.58 (0.49)0.58 (0.49)
Average comorbidity scores0.70 (1.29)1.09 (1.64)0.68 (1.26)
ED visits within previous 6 mo0.47 (0.99)0.65 (1.23)0.46 (0.97)