"Small-Area Analysis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A method of analyzing the variation in utilization of health care in small geographic or demographic areas. It often studies, for example, the usage rates for a given service or procedure in several small areas, documenting the variation among the areas. By comparing high- and low-use areas, the analysis attempts to determine whether there is a pattern to such use and to identify variables that are associated with and contribute to the variation.
- Small-Area Analysis
- Small Area Analysis
- Variation Analysis, Small-Area
- Variation Analysis, Small Area
- Small-Area Variation Analysis
- Analyses, Small-Area Variation
- Analysis, Small-Area Variation
- Small Area Variation Analysis
- Small-Area Variation Analyses
- Variation Analyses, Small-Area
- Analysis, Small-Area
- Analyses, Small-Area
- Analysis, Small Area
- Small-Area Analyses
- Small-Area Studies
- Small Area Studies
- Small-Area Study
- Studies, Small-Area
- Study, Small-Area
- Small-Area Variation
- Small Area Variation
- Small-Area Variations
- Variation, Small-Area
- Variations, Small-Area
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