National Hospital Discharge Survey: 2007 summary.

  title={National Hospital Discharge Survey: 2007 summary.},
  author={Margaret Jean Hall and Carol DeFrances and Sonja N. Williams and Aleksandr Golosinskiy and Alexander Schwartzman},
  journal={National health statistics reports},
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OBJECTIVES This report presents national estimates of hospital inpatient care in the United States during 2007 and selected trend data. Numbers and rates of discharges, diagnoses, and procedures are shown by age and sex. Average lengths of stay are presented for all discharges and for selected diagnostic categories by age and by sex. METHODS The estimates are based on data collected through the 2007 National Hospital Discharge Survey, an annual national probability sample survey of discharges… CONTINUE READING
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