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Utilization of short-stay hospitals; annual summary of the United States, 1977
  • Published Date:
    1979
Filetype[PDF - 4.21 MB]


Details:
  • Personal Authors:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
  • Series:
    Vital and health statistics. Series 13, Data from National Health Survey, Data from the hospital discharge survey ; no. 41
    DHEW publication ; no. (PHS) 79-1557
  • Description:
    Statistics are presented in this report on the utilization of non- Federal short-stay hospitals based on data collected by means of the Hospital Discharge Survey from a national sample of the hospital records of discharged inpatients. Estimates are provided by the demographic characteristics of patients discharged and by geographic region, bed size, and ownership of hospitals which provided inpatient care, conditions diagnosed, and surgical operations performed. Measurements of hospital utilization are given in terms of frequency, rate, percent, and average length of stay.

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