Suicide and Self-Harm in Youth Presenting to a US Rural Hospital During COVID-19
Presents a study on rural emergency department utilization and hospital admission for suicide or self-harm in children ages 5 to 17 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Analyzes hospital data from January, 2017 to May 2021. Breaks down data by demographic factors, such as race, gender, and rurality, as well as length of stay and visit type, among other measures.
Mary Arakelyan, Jennifer A. Emond, JoAnna K. Leyenaar
Hospital Pediatrics, 12(10), e336–e342
Children and youth · Depression · Emergency department and urgent care services · Health disparities · Hospitals · Infectious diseases · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Stress and stress disorders · Suicide and suicide prevention