- To analyze whether elderly patients who are black or from poor neighborhoods receive worse hospital care than other patients, taking account of hospital effects and using validated measures of quality of care.
- We compare quality of care provided to insured, hospitalized Medicare patients who are black or live in poor neighborhoods as compared with others, using simple and multivariable comparisons of clinically detailed measures of sickness at admission, quality, and outcomes.
- Two hundred ninety-seven acute care hospitals in 30 areas within five states.
Mots-clés Pascal : Vieillard, Négroïde, Etats Unis, Pauvreté, Assurance maladie, Hospitalisation, Qualité, Soin, Medicare, Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Elderly, Negroid, United States, Poverty, Health insurance, Hospitalization, Quality, Care, Human, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0499331
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199501.