Figure 1. 30-day readmission rates following surgical hospitalizations for acute and chronic conditions, by expected payer and age group, 2008 Bar chart; Total (across categories below) acute conditions, 12.5%; chronic conditions, 12.6%. Pediatric (ages 1 through 17), private; acute conditions, 6.3%; chronic conditions, 12.6%; Pediatric (ages 1 through 17), Medicaid; acute conditions, 8.7%; chronic conditions, 16.2%; Adult (ages 18 through 44), private; acute conditions, 6.1%; chronic conditions, 7.6%; Adult (ages 45 through 64), private; acute conditions, 8.4%; chronic conditions, 8.3%; Adult (ages 18 through 44), Medicaid; acute conditions, 11.8%; chronic conditions, 16.3%; Adult (ages 45 through 64), Medicaid; acute conditions, 18.3%; chronic conditions, 19.1%; Elderly (age 65+), Medicaid; acute conditions, 17.0%; chronic conditions, 14.3%.

Figure 130-day readmission rates following surgical hospitalizations for acute and chronic conditions, by expected payer and age group, 2008

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, 2008, from the following 15 states: AR, CA, FL, HI, LA, MA, MO, NE, NH, NY, SC, TN, UT, VA, WA

From: 30-Day Readmissions following Hospitalizations for Chronic vs. Acute Conditions, 2008

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