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The number of inpatient discharges from short-stay hospitals with cardiovascular disease as the first-listed diagnosis increased from about 6,107,000 to 6,161,000 from 1996 to 2006.

DeFrances C, Lucas C, Buie V, Golosinskiy A. 2006 National Hospital Discharge Survey. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics; 2008. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr005.pdf

Reference

Title
2006 National Hospital Discharge Survey
Publication
National Health Statistics Reports
Publisher
National Center for Health Statistics
Publication Date
2008
Authors
DeFrances C, Lucas C, Buie V, Golosinskiy A
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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