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Table 5 Correlation between directly adjusted rates of episodes of hospital care and premature mortality rates, 1994–2010

From: Underutilized and undertheorized: the use of hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions for assessing the extent to which primary healthcare services are meeting needs in British Columbia First Nation communities

   No Facility Health Station Health Centre Nursing Station Other Rural BC Urban BC All Other BC All BC
All ACSC conditions Episodes of care −0.53 0.24 0.64* 0.90** 0.65 0.89* 0.99** 0.99*
Length of stay −0.40 0.27 0.75* 0.93** 0.69 0.96** 1.0** 0.99**
Chronic conditions Episodes of care −0.46 0.11 0.48 0.93** 0.64 0.93** 0.99** 0.99**
Length of stay −0.22 0.13 0.70* 0.91** 0.75* 0.91* 0.99** 0.99**
Vaccine preventable conditions Episodes of care −0.5 0.26 0.69* 0.75* 0.45 0.73* 0.96** 0.96**
Length of stay −0.71* 0.32 0.68* 0.30 0.37 0.21 0.93** 0.92**
Acute conditions Episodes of care −0.53 0.24 0.66* 0.73* 0.84* 0.43 0.95** 0.95**
Length of stay −0.58* 0.55 0.59* 0.72* 0.73* 0.79* 0.98** 0.98**
Mental health conditions Episodes of care −0.28 0.33 0.63* 0.75* 0.53 0.38 0.93** 0.93**
Length of stay −0.24 0.28 0.28 0.77* 0.55 0.96** 0.85** 0.85**
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. **p < .001
  3. Other cells = results were not statistically significant