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The Rural Inpatient Mortality Study: Does Urban-Rural County Classification Predict Hospital Mortality in California?

Description
Highlights a study on the correlation between rural hospitals and higher rates of hospital mortality in California. Breaks down data by age, gender, Critical Access Hospital (CAH) classification, and NCHS rurality-based class.
Author(s)
Daniel T Linnen, John Kornak, Caroline Stephens
Citation
The Permanente Journal, 22, 17-078
Date
03/2018
Type
Document
Tagged as
Health disparities · Inpatient care · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · California