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  1. Why are children hospitalized ? The role of non-clinical factors in pediatric hospitalizations.

    Article - En anglais


    Pediatric medical discharge rates vary widely across hospital service areas, beyond differences explained by chance or disease incidence alone.

    This study examines the relationship between the characteristics of local medical services and the likelihood of hospitalization.


    Small area and population-based regression analysis.


    The 72 hospital service areas of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

    Study population

    The 589 290 (1989) children of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont<15 years of age with 120 806 discharges during 1985 through 1989.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Consommation, Soin, Hôpital, Service hospitalier, Déterminant, Indication, Enfant, Incidence, Hospitalisation, Organisation santé, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Consumption, Care, Hospital, Hospital ward, Determinant, Indication, Child, Incidence, Hospitalization, Public health organization, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Human, United States, North America, America

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0541002

    Code Inist : 002B30A04A. Création : 199501.