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Hospital Utilization Among Near-Elderly Adults, Ages 55 to 64 Years, 2007

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb79.pdf

Describes and analyzes trends in the use of hospitals by those nearing older age but not yet Medicare eligible. Finds that the near-elderly were similar to the elderly in the rate and cost of hospitalization. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality