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Figure 35. Discharge Status of Neonates*

Bar chart showing percent of neonatal discharges by status for newborns without a complicating diagnosis, newborns with a complicating diagnosis, and readmitted neonates. Go to Text Description below for details.

Figure 35. Discharge Status of Neonates* (Text Description)

Percent of Neonatal Discharges

Discharge Status Newborns without a Complicating Diagnosis Newborns with a Complicating Diagnosis Readmitted Neonates**
Died 0.0% 1.3% 2.4%
Home Health 2.2% 5.0% 4.1%
Other Hospital 0.0% 5.6% 6.0%
Routine discharge to Home 97.7% 87.3% 86.0%

* A small number of cases were discharged to a long-term care facility, against medical advice or were missing discharge information.
** Readmitted neonates are babies 30 days or younger without a diagnosis for being born during that hospital stay, thus are likely to have been readmitted to the hospital.

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