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Hospitalizations for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Among Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries — United States, 1999–2017

Description
Reports on hospitalization for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, with data by location of patient residence for urban and rural areas. Includes information on hospitalization rates, surgery rates, readmission rates, mortality, and length of stay.
Author(s)
Fang Xu, Anne G. Wheaton, Yong Liu, Hua Lu, Kurt J. Greenlund
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 68(49), 1134-1138
Date
12/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Health conditions · Inpatient care · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Surgery