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Pediatric patient safety events during hospitalization: approaches to accounting for institution-level effects.

Slonim AD, Marcin JP, Turenne W, et al. Health services research. 2007;42:2275-93; discussion 2294-323.

This AHRQ-funded study describes different approaches to analyzing administrative data, along with how these methods affect the interpretation of related findings. The authors use these methods to uncover characteristics associated with the occurrence of patient safety indicators.