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Table 2 Comparison of the group of children with planned and unplanned 30-day readmission

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

Parameter All Planned readmission Unplanned readmission p
N N % N %
All 36 9 25.0 27 75.0  
Gender       0.01
Male   8 88.9 11 40.7  
Female   1 11.1 16 59.3  
Index treatment DRG-partition       0.03
Surgical   5 55.6 23 88.5  
Medical   4 44.4 3 11.5  
Missing 1 0   1   
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD   Mean ± SD   
Age, years 6.0 ± 5.1 3.7 ± 3.1   6.7 ± 5.5   0.12
Primary Treatment treatment duration, days 4.3 ± 2.2 3.4 ± 2.1   4.5 ± 2.1   0.28
  1. DRG diagnosis related group, SD standard deviation