Acutely injured patients with trauma in Massachusetts : differences in care and mortality, by insurance status.
This study was designed to determine whether resource use and mortality differed by insurance status for patients with acute trauma.
All adults emergently hospitalized in Massachussetts during 1990 with acute trauma (n=15 008) were examined.
After adjustement for confounders, uninsured patients were as likely to receive care in an intensive care units as were patients with private insurance (odds ration [OR]=0.97,95% confidence interval [CI]=0.85,1.11) but were less likely to undergo an operative procedure (OR=0.68,95% CI=0.63,0.74) or physical therapy CI=0.61,95% CI=0.57,0.97) and were more likely to die in a hospital (OR=2.15,95% CI=1.44,3.19).
Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Aigu, Mortalité, Epidémiologie, Massachusetts, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Assurance maladie, Homme, Utilisation, Service santé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Acute, Mortality, Epidemiology, Massachusetts, United States, North America, America, Health insurance, Human, Use, Health service
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0709799
Code Inist : 002B16N. Création : 09/06/1995.