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Table 2 Unadjusted rates of outpatient follow-up within 30 days of hospital discharge

From: Alcohol misuse and outpatient follow-up after hospital discharge: a retrospective cohort study

  Any outpatient provider* Primary care physician* Specialist physician*
%, 95% CI p value %, 95% CI p value %, 95% CI p value
Critical illness
 No alcohol misuse (n = 2840) 53 (51, 55) Ref 31 (29, 33) Ref 35 (34, 37) Ref
 Alcohol misuse (n = 1263) 37 (35, 40) < 0.001 24 (22, 27) < 0.001 22 (20, 24) < 0.001
No critical illness
 No alcohol misuse (n = 9751) 49 (48, 50) Ref 37 (36, 38) Ref 23 (22, 23) Ref
 Alcohol misuse (n = 3721) 38 (36, 39) < 0.001 29 (27, 30) < 0.001 16 (15, 17) < 0.001
  1. **Cochran–Mantel–Haenszel p value < 0.0001 when stratifying relationship between alcohol misuse and outcome by critical illness