Term: Selected Chronic Disease Indicators

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

A set of indicators for describing mortality rates associated with different types of chronic diseases, including: asthma (493), ischemic heart disease (410-414), diabetes (250), hypertension (401-405), emphysema (492-496), and vascular complications (430-437). The specific ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes are provided for reference.

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References 

  • Brownell M, Roos NP. Monitoring the Winnipeg Hospital System: The Update Report 1993/1994. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1996. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Roos NP, Shapiro E. Monitoring the Winnipeg Hospital System: The First Report. 1990-1992 . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)