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Preventable hospital stays for ambulatory care sensitive conditions
This measure represents a tentedency to overuse hospitals as a main source of care. This indicator describes the hospital disrchage rate for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions per 1,000 fee-for-service Medicare enrollees. Ambulatory care-sensitive conditions include: convulsions, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bacterial pneumonia, asthma, congestive heart failure, hypertension, angina, cellulitis, diabetes, gastroenteritis, kidney/urinary infection, and dehydration. This measure is age-adjusted.
Measurement Period: 2014
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Peers included in this indicator:
- Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics.
Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.
This county has 34 peer counties
Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 24
were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age
All Peer Counties for Allegany
St. Francois, MO;
Grays Harbor, WA;
Walla Walla, WA;