Table 4

Incremental Risk Factors for Death

FactorsCoefficient ± SEp ValueReliability (%)
Early hazard phase
 Higher number of readmissions (renewal–1)0.77 ± 0.290.0155
Late hazard phase
 Higher number of readmissions (renewal–1)0.37 ± 0.094<0.000163
 Interval: previous readmission to death (yrs)−29 ± 120.0166
 Higher serum creatinine (mg/dl1)1.31 ± 0.390.00169
  • Percentage of times factor appeared in 500 bootstrap models.