HIV infected hospital patients in New York State. The development of longitudinal information from a hospital discharge data system.

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Abstracted records of all patients discharged from New York State acute care hospitals from January 1, 1983, through October 1, 1987, containing a diagnosis of HIV infection (N = 36,664) were linked into a longitudinal file of 20,005 patient-specific case histories. A validation study utilizing Medicaid patient-specific discharge information for calendar… (More)

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@article{Kaufman1990HIVIH, title={HIV infected hospital patients in New York State. The development of longitudinal information from a hospital discharge data system.}, author={Gary I. Kaufman and John C Grabau and Erin M. Schmidt and Yiqun Han}, journal={New York state journal of medicine}, year={1990}, volume={90 5}, pages={238-42} }