The major limitation of traditional small area analysis has been the difficulty of precisely defining the provider groups who are responsible for the observed patterns of care, either because multiple physician groups and hospitals are located within a given hospital service area or because a high proportion of patients seek care from providers outside the local market (Roos 1993; Dartmouth Medical School 1998).
What does SAA stand for?
SAA stands for Small Area Analysis
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Physical and economic access to alcohol: The application of geostatistical methods to small area analysis in community settings.
Its investigators have pioneered the use of large claims databases and the methods of small area analysis to explore variations in health care resources, utilization, spending and quality in the United States.
This combination of small area analysis and excellent detection limits allow surface metal contamination analysis of all processing steps on patterned or unpatterned wafers.
Because small area analysis results can be biased for jurisdictions with high readmission rates, our computation of 95 percent confidence intervals included a multiple admission factor to adjust for patients with more than one back- or neck-related admission during the study period (Cain, Diehr, and Ye 1992; Diehr et al.
It is our contention that such information, encompassing small area analysis of a community hospital and its service area, will be perceived as being more relevant to the clinical practice under analysis.
Thus, we set out to address two specific questions about the role of socioeconomic factors in contributing to small area variation: How does the importance of SES in small area analysis differ by age?
Testing the Null Hypothesis in Small Area Analysis.