Ambulatory Care Sensitive Condition Hospitalizations Among Rural Children, Flex Monitoring Team Policy Brief #4

Publication Date: June 1st, 2007
Publication Type(s): Policy Brief
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Author(s): Casey, M.

Using hospital inpatient discharge data from six states, this study examined the relationships between children’s inpatient hospitalizations for ACSCs, rural residence, poverty, health insurance, and physician supply. Admission rates for five conditions were examined: asthma, diabetes short-term complications, gastroenteritis, urinary tract infection and perforated appendix.

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