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The Impact of Preterm Birth on Hospital Inpatient Admissions and Costs during the First 5 Years of Life

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Objectives. To compare the cumulative use and cost of hospital inpatient services to 5 years of age by individuals divided into 4 subgroups by gestational age at birth. Design. Costs applied to the hospital service utilization profile of each infant born in 2 areas covered by the Oxford Record Linkage Study during 1970-1993. Setting. Oxfordshire and West Berkshire, southern United Kingdom. Subjects. 239 694 individuals divided into 4 subgroups by gestational age at birth: <28 weeks, 28 to ...

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10.1542/peds.112.6.1290

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Pediatrics
Volume:
112
Issue:
6 I
Pages:
1290-1297
Publication date:
2003-12-05
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EISSN:
1098-4275
ISSN:
0031-4005
URN:
uuid:4cfbf97f-8827-4365-83b0-bfbde2a2406b
Source identifiers:
242664
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pubs:242664
Language:
English
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