Distribution of Triage Levels for Patients Returning to the ED Within Seven Days, Compared With All ED Patients

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Figure 2: Rate of Inpatient Readmissions by Urban/Rural Residence, Overall and by Patient Group (Figure 3 in the report)


Rates and 95% confidence intervals.

Rates were significantly different for rural patients for the following patient groups: obstetric, medical and surgical.


Discharge Abstract Database, 2010–2011, Canadian Institute for Health Information; Fichier des hospitalisations MED-ÉCHO, 2009–2010, ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec.

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