Publication Date: May 1st, 2005
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
Topic(s): Children and Adolescents, Health Services, Hospitals and Clinics
Author(s): Knudson A, Casey M, Burlew M, Davidson G.
Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.
The purpose of this project was to determine to what extent rural children are hospitalized for asthma, an ambulatory care sensitive condition defined by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality pediatric quality indicators; to analyze differences in hospitalization rates for asthma by state and by rurality; and to examine the relationships between asthma hospitalization rates and poverty, health insurance, and physician supply.