Term: Indicators of Differential Utilization

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Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

Examine differences in the way hospital care is utilized across regions in Manitoba determined by utilization rates for age, sex, patient comorbidity, level of comorbidity, location of care, level of care, length of stay, type of care, and intensity of resource use.

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  • Frohlich N, Markesteyn T, Roos NP, Carriere KC, Black C, De Coster C, Burchill CA, MacWilliam L. A Report on the Health Status, Socio-Economic Risk and Health Care Use of the Manitoba Population, 1992-93 and Overview of the 1990-91 to 1992-93 Findings. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)