Race, ethnicity and hospitalization for six chronic ambulatory care sensitive conditions in the USA.

@article{Laditka2006RaceEA,
  title={Race, ethnicity and hospitalization for six chronic ambulatory care sensitive conditions in the USA.},
  author={James N. Laditka and Sarah B. Laditka},
  journal={Ethnicity & health},
  year={2006},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={247-63}
}
OBJECTIVES Hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions, also called preventable hospitalization, has been widely accepted as an indicator of access to primary health care, and of the overall success of the primary health care system. Our objective is to examine associations between preventable hospitalization and race and ethnicity in the USA, separately for six major chronic diseases: angina, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure, diabetes and… CONTINUE READING
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