The Association Between Neighborhood Socioeconomic and Housing Characteristics with Hospitalization: Results of a National Study of Veterans

Elham Hatef, Hadi Kharrazi, Karin Nelson, Philip Sylling, Xiaomeng Ma, Elyse C. Lasser, Kelly M. Searle, Zachary Predmore, Adam J. Batten, Idamay Curtis, Stephan Fihn, Jonathan P. Weiner
2019 Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine  
Our results present the impact of neighborhood characteristics such as NSES and lack of proper heating system on the likelihood of hospitalization. The application of placed-based data at the geographic level is a powerful tool for identification of patients at high risk of health care utilization.
doi:10.3122/jabfm.2019.06.190138 pmid:31704758 fatcat:klne7g6jgra2xpaiic67kbhfpe