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Table 5 Unscheduled readmissions by type of DM consult received

From: The relationship between diabetes mellitus and 30-day readmission rates

   Unscheduled Readmission
Consult type Index discharge Inpatient encounter Other encounter Any encounter
   N% p-value n% p-value n% p-value
All Inpatient adult discharges 36,820 4798 (13) - 2908(7.9) - 7009(19) -
Inpatient adult discharges without DM 29,215 (79.4) 3468(11.9) <0.001* 2204 (7.5) <0.001* 5163(17.7) <0.001*
Inpatient adult discharge with DM 7605 (20.6) 1330(17.5) - 704 (9.3) - 1846(24.3) -
No HIIP/Endo 6559 1142(17.4) -- 632(9.6) -- 1606(24.5) --
Either HIIP/Endo 1046 184(17.6) 0.8953 69(6.6) 0.0012 234(22.4) 0.1398
HIIP only 728 127(17.4) 1.000 41(5.6) 0.0003 159 (21.8) 0.1211
Endo only 243 36(14.8) 0.342 19(7.8) 0.436 46(18.9) 0.0477
  1. All p-values represent comparison of the readmission rate for patients who received no HIIP or endocrine consult to other consult categories; *These p-values compare the overall readmission rate for each encounter type (shaded row) to the readmission rate for inpatient adult discharge without DM