Table 5

Adverse outcomes by patient-level and hospital-level race

Percentage transfused

Percentage with infection

In-hospital mortality

30-Day readmission


African-American hospitals:

African-American patients

93.7%

34.5%

7.0%

51.2%

Other patients

90.0%

26.1%

5.7%

34.1%

Non-African-American hospitals:

African-American patients

89.5%

19.3%

4.9%

29.8%

Other patients

83.4%

15.7%

3.8%

24.0%


Rogers et al. BMC Medicine 2009 7:37   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-7-37

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