Patient and Hospital Characteristics Associated with Average Length of Stay

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Abstract

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
Volume21
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Health Professions(all)

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Patient and Hospital Characteristics Associated with Average Length of Stay. / Shi, Leiyu.

In: Health Care Management Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1996, p. 46-61.

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