U.S. 30-day hospital readmissions that occurred within 7 days in 2014, by diagnosis

This statistic displays the percentage of inpatient 30-day readmissions that occurred within the first 7 days after discharge among the top 20 diagnoses with the highest 7-day readmission rates in 2014, by diagnosis. According to the data, among cases with intestinal obstruction without hernia that were readmitted within 30 days, 43.6 percent were readmitted within the first 7 days following discharge from the hospital.

Percentage of U.S. 30-day hospital readmissions that occurred within the first 7 days after discharge in 2014, by diagnosis

Percentage of 30-day readmissions
Intestinal obstruction without hernia43.6%
Acute myocardial infarction43%
Heart valve disorder39.6%
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders39.4%
Gastrointestional hemorrhage38.5%
Abdominal pain38%
Complications of surgical procedures or medical care36.6%
Aspiration pneumonitis; food/vomitus36.4%
Total inpatient stays36.1%
Pancreatic disorders (not diabetes)36.1%
Septicemia36%
Alcohol-related disorders34.9%
Fluid and electrolyte disorders34.8%
Acute and unspecific renal failure34.8%
Hypertension with complications, secondary hypertension34.5%
Complication of device; implant or graft33.9%
Diabetes mellitus with complications33.7%
Respiratory failure; insufficiency, arrest (adult)33.3%
Congestive heart failure; nonhypertensive31.7%
Deficiency and other anemia31.3%
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis30.5%
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Source

Release date

October 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2014

Supplementary notes

Readmission rates are per 100 index inpatient stays. The principal diagnosis is grouped using the Clinical Classification Software (CCS). Only CCS with at least 100,000 index stays are shown; “other” CCS that group a nonspecific set of diagnoses, as well as diagnoses related to cancer and pregnancy, are excluded.

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