Table 2

Thirty-day readmission numbers and adjusted ORs of unplanned 30-day readmission across weekend versus weekday (reference) index hospitalisation groups

Principle diagnosis within index hospitalisationWeekend index hospitalisationWeekday index hospitalisationAdjusted OR (95% CI) for weekend index hospitalisation*
30-day readmission, weighted nNo of 30-day readmission, weighted n30-day readmission, weighted nNo of 30-day readmission, weighted n
STEMI20 256167 23752 139420 2741.010 (0.977 to 1.044)
NSTEMI57 559321 867157 347883 8261.002 (0.983 to 1.021)
HF170 220551 985525 8881 779 606 1.045 (1.033 to 1.058)
Stroke73 279594 554206 9321 699 4031.014 (0.997 to 1.030)
  • Bold entries indicate significant results. *Adjustment for each of the variables listed in the ‘patient characteristics’, ‘comorbidities’ and ‘hospital characteristics’ sections of table 1.

  • HF, heart failure; NSTEMI, non-ST elevation myocardial infarction; STEMI, ST elevation myocardial infarction.