Socioeconomic Status and Hospitalization Costs for Children with Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

Mark R. Zonfrillo, Isabella Zaniletti, Matthew Hall, Evan S. Fieldston, Jeffrey D. Colvin, Jessica L. Bettenhausen, Michelle L. Macy, Elizabeth R. Alpern, Gretchen J. Cutler, Jean L. Raphael, Rustin B. Morse, Marion R. Sills, Samir S. Shah

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Abstract

Objective To determine if household income is associated with hospitalization costs for severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI). Study design Retrospective cohort study of inpatient, nonrehabilitation hospitalizations at 43 freestanding children's hospitals for patients

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)250-255
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume169
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2016

Keywords

  • AIS Abbreviated injury scale
  • FPL Federal poverty level
  • ICD-9-CM International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification
  • ISS Injury severity score
  • PHIS Pediatric Health Information System
  • SCI Spinal cord injury
  • TBI Traumatic brain injury

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Zonfrillo, M. R., Zaniletti, I., Hall, M., Fieldston, E. S., Colvin, J. D., Bettenhausen, J. L., Macy, M. L., Alpern, E. R., Cutler, G. J., Raphael, J. L., Morse, R. B., Sills, M. R., & Shah, S. S. (2016). Socioeconomic Status and Hospitalization Costs for Children with Brain and Spinal Cord Injury. Journal of Pediatrics, 169, 250-255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.10.043