Table 4

Smoothed probabilities of iatrogenic complications based on data obtained at admission

Source of admissionHouse officer’s assessmentProbability of ...
Any complicationMajor complication
Home or housing facilityStable to good0.250.04
Fair0.400.10
Critical to poor0.460.16
Other hospital or nursing homeStable to good0.360.10
Fair0.520.20
Critical to poor0.570.31