The Extent of Hospital Sickness

  title={The Extent of Hospital Sickness},
  author={A. Barr},
  journal={British Journal of Preventive \& Social Medicine},
  pages={61 - 70}
  • A. Barr
  • Published 1 April 1958
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine
Morbidity studies based on hospital admission rates are complicated because all admissions to a defined group of hospitals rarely come from a de fined population and all admissions from a defined population rarely go to a defined group of hospitals. As a consequence, if the starting point of the study is either the complete records of a hospital group or the complete enumeration of the population in a geo graphical area, the available data are usually precise for either the numerator or the… 
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