Variations in use rates to different medical procedures (France, 2014)

Reading: In 2014, 143,744 hospitalizations took place for a carpal tunnel syndrome surgery. This procedure ranks second in national use rates, 220 for 100,000 inhabitants, and first in use rates dispersion per departement (standard deviation : 0,62). Surgery rates for this procedures vary from 66 hospital stays for 100,000 inhabitants for the department of Réunion to 386 for that of Meuse (see Atlas p. 33).

Taken from 'Atlas of Medical Practice Variations: The Use of Ten Common Surgical Procedures, 2016', collection Ouvrages de l'Irdes, series Atlas n° 2.

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