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Race and insurance status as risk factors for trauma mortality.

Haider, Adil H and Chang, David C and Efron, David T and Haut, Elliott R and Crandall, Marie and Cornwell, Edward E (2008) Race and insurance status as risk factors for trauma mortality. Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), 143 (10). pp. 945-949. ISSN 1538-3644

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Abstract

Race and insurance status each independently predicts outcome disparities after trauma. African American, Hispanic, and uninsured patients have worse outcomes, but insurance status appears to have the stronger association with mortality after trauma.


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Item Type: Article
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Subjects: Health > Health Equity > Access To Healthcare
Health > Disparities
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Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2012 09:32
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2012 09:32
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3704

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