Predictors associated with the place of death in a country with increasing hospital deaths.

@article{Yun2006PredictorsAW,
  title={Predictors associated with the place of death in a country with increasing hospital deaths.},
  author={Young Ho Yun and Min Kyoung Lim and K E Choi and Young Sun Rhee},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={455-61}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the contribution of type of illness, socio-demographic factors, and area of residence to the place of death in a country with increasing hospital deaths. DESIGN Descriptive study of hospital deaths using a 10-year death registration database from the Korean National Statistical Office. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Through the National Vital Statistics System, 2,402,259 deaths were registered in Korea from 1992 to 2001. MEASUREMENT AND MAIN RESULTS There was a… CONTINUE READING

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