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Identifying the predictors of hospitalisation for women with single and multiple comorbid chronic conditions
The aim of this study is to identify and assess factors associated with hospital use and costs for mid- and older-aged Australian women with chronic illnesses. To date, analyses have been undertaken for arthritis and cardiovascular disease. The findings show higher rates of hospitalisation and costs among women who report arthritis compared with those who do not, and higher rates of hospital use and cost for women who report doctor-diagnosed diabetes compared with women who do not.
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Prof Julie Byles
Prof Deborah Loxton
Prof Julie Byles
Prof Lynne Parkinson
Dr Xenia Dolja-Gore
Mr Richard Gibson
Dr Catherine Chojenta
Ms Alison Gibberd
Dr Michelle Cunich
Miss Tina Navin
Dr Thomas Lo
Ms Nicole Mirjanich
Prof Chris Doran
Dr Rodney Ling
Dr Andrew Searles
Dr Lynn Francis
Dr Jennifer Stewart Williams
Ms Cassie Curryer