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Table 3 The risks of readmissions for the same disease, deaths, need of nursing home, and the use of home care assessed as OR between intervention (0) and general hospital group (1) according to intention-to-treat analyses with 95% Confidence Intervals. Trondheim 2003–4.

From: Intermediate care at a community hospital as an alternative to prolonged general hospital care for elderly patients: a randomised controlled trial

  OR 95% CI
Readmissions for the same disease 2.77 1.18–6.49
Deaths 1.91 0.72–5.01
Long-term nursing homes 2.19 0.51–9.40
Home care 1.21 0.59–2.52
No public care 0.31 0.11–0.88