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Association between community health center and rural health clinic presence and county-level hospitalization rates for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: an analysis across eight US states

Janice C Probst1*, James N Laditka2 and Sarah B Laditka2

Author Affiliations

1 South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina 220 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 204, Columbia, SC 29210, USA

2 Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard; Charlotte, NC 28223, USA

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BMC Health Services Research 2009, 9:134  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-134

Published: 31 July 2009

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Unadjusted Admission Rates and Adjusted Rate Ratios for ACS Hospitalizations, Eight States, 2002.

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Factors influencing county population-level ACS hospitalization rates, by age group, eight states, 2002.

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