Pediatric Hospitalizations at Rural and Urban Teaching and Nonteaching Hospitals in the US, 2009-2019
Describes changes in the number and proportion of pediatric hospitalizations and costs at urban teaching, urban nonteaching, and rural hospitals versus freestanding children's hospitals from 2009-2019. Estimates the number and proportion of hospitals providing inpatient pediatric care and characterizes changes in clinical complexity. Features statistics including sociodemographic, clinical, and hospital characteristics of pediatric hospitalizations, with breakdowns by urban and rural location.
JoAnna K. Leyenaar, Seneca D. Freyleue, Mary Arakelyan, David C. Goodman, A. James O'Malley
JAMA Network Open, 6(9)
Children and youth · Hospitals · Inpatient care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data