Distributional issues in the analysis of preventable hospitalizations.

  title={Distributional issues in the analysis of preventable hospitalizations.},
  author={Derek Delia},
  journal={Health services research},
  volume={38 6 Pt 2},
OBJECTIVE To describe patterns in ambulatory care sensitive (ACS) admissions at the zip code level based on zip code demographic and other characteristics. These patterns include trends over time, persistence within zip codes over time, and variation between and within socioeconomic strata. DATA SOURCES New York State hospital discharge data 1990-1998, U.S. census data 1990, and New York State birth records 1990. STUDY DESIGN Age- and sex-adjusted rates and volumes of ACS admissions are… CONTINUE READING

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