Table 6

Risk of readmission following discharge from first admission

Separately enteredSimultaneously entered
HR value95% CIHR value95% CI
Group
 No Down syndromerefrefrefref
 Down syndrome2.44†2.13 to 2.792.56†2.08 to 3.14
First admission type
 Routinerefrefrefref
 Emergency0.97*0.83 to 1.131.391.05 to 1.84
Discharge type
 Routinerefrefrefref
 Irregular0.860.83 to 0.890.850.82 to 0.88
Group* first admission type
 –1.060.78 to 1.44
  • Stratified models by sex, birth year group, SIMD.

  • *P<.05.

  • †P<0.001.