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Citation : Guo MW, Ahn HJ, Juarez DT, Miyamura J, Sentell TL. (2015)
Length of Stay and Deaths in Diabetes-Related Preventable Hospitalizations Among Asian American, Pacific Islander, and White Older Adults on Medicare, Hawai'i, December 2006-December 2010.
Prev Chronic Dis 12E124.
Abstract : This statewide study found significant differences in the clinical characteristics and outcomes of D-RPHs for Asian American and Pacific Islanders in Hawai'i. Native Hawaiians were more likely to die during a D-RPH and were hospitalized at a younger age for a D-RPH than other studied racial/ethnic groups. Focused interventions targeting Native Hawaiians are needed to avoid these outcomes.
URL Link : http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26247424
PMID : 26247424
PMCID : PMC4552136
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