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"Statistical tables for over 60,000 classes of patients from the pooled data for nearly 11,000,000 patients discharged in 1972 from 1,424 short-term U.S. Hospitals participating in the Professional Activity Study (PAS).
"The data have been organized by classifying all patients into 217 groups based on their final diagnosis explaining admission, and operated patients into 193 additional groups based on their most important operation. Within each group, patients are further classified according to (1) whether they had more than 1 diagnosis, (2) their age, and (3) whether they had an operation (in the grouping by diagnosis).
"Length of Stay in PAS
Length of Stay in PAS Hospitals, United States, 1972.
Length of Stay in PAS Hospitals, United States, Regional, 1972.. Ann Intern Med. ;80:440. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-3-440_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;80(3):440.
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