TABLE 3

Subsequent Hospitalizations and ED Use 60, 90, and 120 Days After Index Psychiatric Hospitalization Discharge Stratified by Receipt of Follow-up Care Within 30 Days

All (N = 745), n (%)No Follow-up Within 30 d (n = 349), n (%)Follow-up Within 30 d (n = 396), n (%)Absolute DifferenceRelative Difference, %P
Psychiatric hospitalization within 60 d33 (4.4)21 (6.0)12 (3.0)3.050.05
Psychiatric hospitalization within 90 d55 (7.4)30 (8.6)25 (6.3)2.327.23
Psychiatric hospitalization within 120 d79 (10.6)45 (12.9)34 (8.6)4.333.06
Any hospitalization within 60 d35 (4.7)22 (6.3)13 (3.3)3.048.05
Any hospitalization within 90 d60 (8.1)32 (9.2)28 (7.1)2.123.29
Any hospitalization within 120 d85 (11.4)49 (14.0)36 (9.1)4.935.03
Psychiatric ED within 60 d39 (5.2)23 (6.6)16 (4.0)2.639.12
Psychiatric ED within 90 d52 (7.0)30 (8.6)22 (5.6)3.035.10
Psychiatric ED within 120 d67 (9.0)38 (10.9)29 (7.3)3.628.09
Any ED within 60 d93 (12.5)52 (14.9)41 (10.4)4.530.06
Any ED within 90 d136 (18.3)73 (20.9)63 (15.9)5.024.08
Any ED within 120 d169 (22.7)86 (24.6)83 (22.7)1.98.23
  • P value is based on a χ2 test. Absolute differences are reported in percentage points, and relative differences are reported in percent change attributable to receiving follow-up care.