Table 6

Proportions of patients readmitted with a primary diagnosis that is potentially related to harm

CohortNumbers with potential harm-related primary diagnosis
Readmissions within 7 daysReadmissions between 8 and 28 daysReadmissions after 28 days
n% (95% CI)n% (95% CI)n% (95% CI)
AMI207150.9 (49.4 to 52.4)180244.2 (42.7 to 45.7)502443.6 (42.7 to 44.5)
Urgent bowel surgery16983.7 (78.6 to 88.8)20484.0 (79.3 to 88.6)43282.1 (78.9 to 85.4)
Elective bowel surgery101993.8 (92.4 to 95.3)91594.2 (92.8 to 95.7)180790.2 (88.9 to 91.5)
Hip replacement132598.6 (98.0 to 99.2)141799.0 (98.5 to 99.5)519598.0 (97.6 to 98.4)
  • Hospital Episode Statistics data ©2017, reused with the permission of the Health & Social Care Information Centre. All rights reserved.

  • AMI, acute myocardial infarction.