Term: Hospital Location: Where RHA Residents Were Hospitalized - Hospitalizations

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2020-05-20


This measures the percent of where health region/RHA residents went for hospitalization, categorized as:

If a patient is transferred between hospitals, each stay is counted as a separate event and is attributed to the appropriate location. Area residence was assigned based on the patient's postal code provided in the hospital abstract at the time of hospitalization.

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