Table 4

Readmission within 12 months of discharge (n=271)*

Total (%)SMPSCOR (95% CI)p value
SMP=self=management programme; SC=standard care.
*Nine patients (five SC and four SMP) were lost to 12 month follow up of hospital records.
All patientsN=271(n=131)(n=140)
Readmitted within 12 months60 (22%)22 (17%)38 (27%)0.5 (0.3 to 1.0)0.04
First admissionsN=137(n=69)(n=68)
Readmitted within 12 months16 (12%)3 (4%)13 (19%)0.2 (0.1 to 0.7)0.01
Multi admissionsN=134(n=62)(n=72)
Readmitted within 12 months44 (33%)19 (31%)25 (35%)0.8 (0.4 to 1.6)0.62