Table 4

Adjusteda hazard ratios for the health shock indicator using different post-discharge time periods.

Stroke Definition: High Sensitivity

Stroke Definition: High Specificity

Time after Discharge from Hospital

All

No Prior Report of Stroke

All

No Prior Report of Stroke


7 days

5.36

5.80

2.90

3.37

14 days

4.65

4.98

3.10

3.41

30 days

3.53

3.60

2.82

2.94

60 days

3.04

3.23

2.73

2.95

90 days

2.98

3.13

2.78

2.98

6 months

2.75

2.89

2.49

2.66

1 year

2.37

2.50

2.09

2.19

1.5 years

2.16

2.18

1.89

1.87

2 years

2.01

2.05

1.78

1.79


a All Hazard Ratios are adjusted by the covariates significant in the final models for each group.

b All Adjusted Hazard Ratios presented in this table are statistically significant at the p < .001 level.

Wolinsky et al. BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:17   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-9-17

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