TABLE 1

Factors Associated With Newborn Hospital Readmission for Hyperbilirubinemia (N = 653)

Risk FactorUnadjusted OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR (95% CI)
EGA <37 wk3.63 (1.83–7.18)4.11 (1.96–8.60)
Far East Asian3.05 (1.92–4.83)3.17 (1.94–5.18)
Southeast Asian2.88 (1.59–5.22)3.17 (1.66–6.08)
Coombs positive2.79 (1.58–4.92)3.14 (1.69–5.83)
First-time mother2.07 (1.29–3.33)2.19 (1.31–3.65)
Male sex1.22 (0.80–1.86)
Pacific Islander1.04 (0.12–9.03)
Hispanic0.86 (0.47–1.59)
South Asian0.79 (0.33–1.92)
Black0.66 (0.27–1.59)
White0.63 (0.41–0.96)
  • The following variables included no readmitted infants and were unable to be analyzed in logistic regression: Native American race or ethnicity, Unknown race or ethnicity, and exclusive formula feeding. EGA, estimated gestational age; —, not applicable.