Table 4

ECH year 1 and ECH year 2 outcomes according to age bands

All (18+ years)Age 18–64 yearsAge 65–79 yearsAge 80+ years
ECH year 1ECH year 2ECH year 1ECH year 2ECH year 1ECH year 2ECH year 1ECH year 2
Number of contributing index admissions16 12617 727575861984849528155196248
All day 60 mortality0.95 (0.88 to 1.02), p=0.180.94 (0.91 to 0.97), p<0.011.15 (0.91 to 1.43)1.04 (0.93 to 1.16)1.02 (0.89 to 1.16)0.95 (0.89 to 1.02)0.88 (0.79 to 0.97)0.91 (0.87 to 0.96)
Inpatient day 60 mortality0.99 (0.90 to 1.10), p=0.910.95 (0.90 to 0.99), p=0.031.11 (0.81 to 1.51)1.00 (0.86 to 1.17)1.19 (0.99 to 1.43)1.03 (0.94 to 1.13)0.90 (0.79 to 1.02)0.90 (0.85 to 0.96)
Postdischarge day 60 mortality0.91 (0.82 to 1.01), p=0.080.94 (0.89 to 0.99), p=0.011.18 (0.86 to 1.63)1.08 (0.92 to 1.26)0.89 (0.74 to 1.07)0.89 (0.81 to 0.97)0.87 (0.75 to 1.01)0.94 (0.87 to 1.00)
Probability of discharge per day up to day 601.07 (1.04 to 1.10), p<0.011.04 (1.02 to 1.05), p<0.011.08 (1.04 to 1.12)1.03 (1.01 to 1.05)1.05 (1.01 to 1.09)1.03 (1.01 to 1.05)1.07 (1.02 to 1.13)1.06 (1.03 to 1.08)
Readmission <60 days of discharge0.90 (0.87 to 0.94), p<0.010.92 (0.90 to 0.94), p<0.010.85 (0.78 to 0.93)0.89 (0.85 to 0.93)0.91 (0.84 to 0.98)0.90 (0.86 to 0.94)0.93 (0.87 to 0.99)0.96 (0.93 to 0.99)
ED reattendance <60 days of discharge1.00 (0.92 to 1.09), p=0.930.85 (0.82 to 0.88), p<0.011.13 (1.01 to 1.26)0.95 (0.89 to 1.01)0.96 (0.81 to 1.14)0.84 (0.78 to 0.90)0.85 (0.74 to 0.97)0.71 (0.66 to 0.76)
  • Outcomes are OR (95% CI) relative to baseline (age 18–64 years, n=6951; 65–74 years, n=5285; 80+ years, n=6350).

  • P values are only provided for the combined age groups (age 18+ years).

  • ECH, emergency care hospital.