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Table 2 Association of change in the Care Transitions Measure score and at least one hospital readmission with E-value analysis (n = 169)

From: The association of care transitions measure-15 score and outcomes after discharge from the NICU

Effect Estimate 95% Confidence Limits p-Value E-value CI
Care Transitions Measure (for every10 point change in score) 0.74 0.58 0.98 0.01 1.6 1.1
Ethnicity
 Hispanic 0.61 0.21 1.81 0.37 1.89 1
 Non-Hispanic Reference      
Highest level of education (either parent)
 ≤ High school Reference      
 At least some college 0.58 0.23 1.49 0.26 1.95 1
Language
 Non-English 1.91 0.68 5.39 0.22 2.11 1
 English Reference      
Neonatal co-morbiditya
 Yes 0.34 0.13 0.88 0.03 2.84 1.33
 No Reference      
Use of medical equipmentb
 Yes 2.64 1.07 6.52 0.03 2.64 1.23
 No Reference      
Post-discharge diagnosisc
 Yes 3.92 1.39 11.06 0.01 3.37 1.64
 No Reference      
  1. aNeonatal co-morbidities include at least one diagnosis of: fetal growth restriction, surfactant deficiency, necrotizing enterocolitis, intraventricular hemorrhage grade 3 or 4, patent ductus arteriosus, retinopathy of prematurity
  2. bUse of medical equipment includes: oxygen, tracheostomy, wheelchair, adaptive stroller, feeding tube
  3. cPost discharge diagnoses include at least one diagnosis of: autism, global developmental delay, cerebral palsy