Term: Hospitalization due to Tuberculosis (TB)
Last Updated: 2010-10-22
MCHP calculated the hospital episode rates for TB per 100,000 residents for all ages, using diagnoses codes from the hospital discharge abstracts data.
See the Tuberculosis (TB) glossary term and the Tuberculosis (TB) - Method of Identification concept for a definition of TB and the methods used to identify TB from hospital discharge abstracts and medical services/physician claims data using ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CA diagnoses codes, and from Cadham Provincial Laboratory (CPL) data.
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