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Hospital care for children and young adults in the last year of life: a population-based study

Chris Feudtner12*, David L DiGiuseppe3 and John M Neff4

Author Affiliations

1 Pediatric Advanced Care Team and the Pediatric Generalists Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

2 Center for Bioethics, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

3 Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

4 Center for Children with Special Needs, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center; Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington; Seattle, Washington, USA

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BMC Medicine 2003, 1:3  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-1-3

Published: 23 December 2003

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Additional File 1:

Readers can retrieve a copy of the Stata software commands, available in PDF format in the file named "Analysis_Commands.pdf", that replicate our analysis.

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