Figure 1. Readmission rate by procedure or condition. Column bar chart; percentage readmissions; Hip replacement, , 8.2%; Knee replacement, ,5.1%; Laminectomy, , 6.6%; Spinal fusion, , , 6.9%;; Treatment of hip fracture, , , 12.3%; Appendectomy, , , 5.9%; C-section, , , 2.0%; CABG, , , 15.7%; Hysterectomy, , , 4.7%; PTCA, , , 13.2%; CHF, , , 25.1%; COPD, , , 21.2%; Pneumonia, , , 15.3%.

Figure 1Readmission rate by procedure or condition

Source: Weighted national estimates from a readmissions analysis file derived from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) State Inpatient Databases (SID), 2009, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

From: Post-Surgical Readmissions among Patients Living in the Poorest Communities, 2009

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