The urban-rural disparity in nursing home quality indicators: the case of facility-acquired contractures.

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OBJECTIVE To identify and quantify the sources of the urban-rural disparity in facility-acquired contracture rates in nursing homes. DATA SOURCES Survey inspection data of U.S. nursing homes from 1999 to 2008 and standardized national rural definition file from the Rural-Urban Commuting Area Codes. STUDY DESIGN We estimated regressions of facility-level… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2012.01431.x

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@article{Bowblis2013TheUD, title={The urban-rural disparity in nursing home quality indicators: the case of facility-acquired contractures.}, author={John R. Bowblis and Hongdao Meng and Kathryn Hyer}, journal={Health services research}, year={2013}, volume={48 1}, pages={47-69} }