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Characteristics of Inpatient Hospital Stays Involving Sickle Cell Disease, 2000–2016

Description
Examines inpatient stays among patients with sickle cell disease (SCD), with trends by patient age from 2000-2016. Also reports on characteristics of inpatient stays in 2016, including data on the location of patient residence for metropolitan, rural metro-adjacent, and rural remote areas. Includes data by patient location for black patients with SCD-related stays compared to black U.S. residents as a whole. Also reports on SCD-related stays by hospital location for metropolitan, rural metro-adjacent, and rural remote areas.
Author(s)
Kathryn R. Fingar, Pamela L. Owens, Lawrence D. Reid, et al.
Date
09/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Tagged as
African Americans · Health conditions · Hospitals · Inpatient care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data