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Table 1 Comparison of the group of children with 30-day readmission to the group of children without 30-day readmission

From: 30-day readmission rate in pediatric otorhinolaryngology inpatients: a retrospective population-based cohort study

Parameter All Readmission No readmission p
N N % N %
All 2440 36 1.5 2404 98.5  
Gender       0.73
Male   19 52.8 1337 55.6  
Female   17 47.2 1067 44.4  
Index treatment DRG-partition 2427      0.15
Surgical   28 80.0 2104 88.0  
Medical   7 20.0 288 12.0  
Missing 13 1   12   
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD   Mean ± SD   
Age, years 5.8 ± 4.4 6.0 ± 5.1   5.8 ± 4.4   0.77
Primary treatment duration, days 2.5 ± 2.0 4.3 ± 2.2   2.5 ± 2.0    < 0.0001
  1. DRG diagnosis related group, SD standard deviation