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Table 4 Adjusteda hazard ratios for the health shock indicator using different post-discharge time periods.

From: A 12-year prospective study of stroke risk in older Medicare beneficiaries

  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
  1. a All Hazard Ratios are adjusted by the covariates significant in the final models for each group.
  2. b All Adjusted Hazard Ratios presented in this table are statistically significant at the p < .001 level.