Patient and Hospital Characteristics Associated with Average Length of Stay

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This article examines the relationship between patient, hospital characteristics, and hospital average length of stay controlling for major disease categories. A constellation of patient and physician factors were found to be significantly associated with average hospital length of stay.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-61
Number of pages16
JournalHealth care management review
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996



  • Hospital length of stay
  • International classification of diseases
  • National hospital discharge survey

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management
  • Health Policy
  • Strategy and Management

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