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Table 9 Newborn disposition by year

From: Substance use during pregnancy: impact on Colorado community hospital

Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Home 8 23 56 94 112
Acute Care Hospital 15 30 14 0 0
Home w/Home Health 0 4 22 20 9
Other 2 1 2 1 6
Total 25 58 94 115 127
  1. The trends in proportions were determined according to the Cochran-Armitage chi-square test
  2. The proportion of newborns discharged home increased significantly (χ2 = 71.58, df = 1, p < 0.001), the proportion discharged to another acute care hospital decreased significantly (χ2 = 125.11, df = 1, p < 0.001), and the proportions discharged to home w/home health did not change significantly (χ2 = 0.001, df = 1, p = 0.98)