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Disparities in Patterns of Health Care Travel Among Inpatients Diagnosed With Congestive Heart Failure, Florida, 2011

Description
Investigates the nonclinical factors that motivate patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) to travel greater distances to seek treatment rather than utilize their local hospital service area. Study was based on 2011 individual hospital discharge data and analyzes the odds of local hospitalization and various predictors of travel time including race, ethnicity, payer, severity of the condition, and rural/urban patient location.
Author(s)
Peng Jia, Imam M. Xierali
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease,12
Date
09/2015
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Cardiovascular disease · Hospitals · Statistics and data · Transportation · Florida