Potentially Preventable Pediatric Hospital Stays


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In 2017

8% of 1.3 Million Nonobstetric Pediatric Hospital Stays Were Considered Potentially Preventable

Represents about $562 Million in Hospital Costs

Source: AHRQ, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief #259, Characteristics and Costs of Potentially Preventable Inpatient Stays, 2017. https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb259-Potentially-Preventable-Hospitalizations-2017.jsp

HCUP Data Partners can be found at: www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/partners.jsp.

Internet Citation: Potentially Preventable Pediatric Hospital Stays Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). March 2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/infographics/pedhosp.jsp.
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