Obesity, hospital services use and costs
Research output: Contribution to journal › Journal article › Research › peer-review
To quantify the association between obesity and somatic hospital costs and number of overall somatic hospital contacts--number of inpatient admissions, number of outpatient visits, and number of emergency department visits--based on anthropometric measurements of waist circumference (WC) and information from The National Patient Registry and The Danish Case-Mix System (DRG).
|Book series||Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2007|
- Adult, Body Mass Index, Body Weight, Denmark, Female, Health Behavior, Hospital Costs, Hospitalization, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Obesity, Registries, Regression Analysis, Retrospective Studies, Sex Distribution