Table 5: Disposition of clients from ER.

Multiple visits (%)Single visits (%) value

Disposition on Discharge
 Home132 (71.0)1039 (77.0)
 Nursing care facility04 (0.3)
 Community care facility2 (1.1)5 (0.4)3.52 (0.68–18.21)
 Transferred to another hospital3 (1.6)5 (0.4)5.29 (1.26–22.28)
 Discharge against medical advice3 (1.6)17 (0.8)1.55 (0.45–5.32)
 Admitted to a nursing unit34 (18.3)211 (15.6)1.47 (1.00–2.17)
 To doctor’s office03 (0.2)
 To police/corrections1 (0.5)2 (0.1)
 Expired02 (0.1)
 Left without being seen9 (4.8)53 (3.9)1.50 (0.73–3.08)
 Left before treatment complete2 (1.1)8 (0.6)1.82 (0.38–8.65)
Discharge diagnosis
 Physical illness or injury70 (67.3)624 (78.2)0.57 (0.37–0.89)
 Mental health 19 (18.3)108 (13.5)1.42 (0.84–2.44)
 Addiction9 (8.7)28 (3.5)2.61 (1.19–5.69)
 Assault6 (5.8)38 (4.8)1.22 (0.51–2.97)