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Statistics Final Part 1

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Section 1

Question Answer
What is the lead agency responsicle for protecting the health of the U.S. Population?Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Unprocessed (Raw) facts & figures are ___.Data
A piece of information representing the truth is called ___.A fact
Health statistics provide information about the health of ____.The population in general
This is considered a source of primary data.The health record
A census is defined as ____.A count of a particular population
The term given to describe the count of patients present at a specific time and in a particular place in a hospital setting is ____.An inpatient census
What are statistics called that refer to important events in our lives, such as births, marriages, deaths, and divorces?Vital statistics
This is a single item or datum calculated from & representing a collection of items.A statistic
The bed count times the number of days in a period unders consideration is called ___.Total bed count days
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Section 2

Question Answer
True or False: Data is the same thing as information.False
True or False: The difference between inpatient service days & discharge days is that service days are compiled while the patient is hospitalized & discharge days are compiled after the patient has been discharged from the hospital.True
True of False: The day of discharge is always included when computing length of stay (LOS)False
True of False: The Gross Autopsy Rate includes only inpatient autopsies.True
True of False: If a hospital autopsy is performed at a funeral home by the hospital pathologist, the autopsy can be considered in the Adjusted Hospital Autopsy rate.True
Data derived from the primary patient record, such as an index or database.Secondary data source
Record developed by healthcare professionals in the process of providing patient care.Primary data source
One or more parts of a whole.Fraction
The part of a fraction that is above the line and signifies the number of parts of the denominator taken.Numerator
A measure used to compare an event over time; a comparison of the number of times an event did happen (numerator) with the number of times an event could have happened (denominator)Rate
The relation of one part to another or to the whole with respect to magnitude, quantity, or degree.Proportion
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Section 3

Question Answer
The value obtained by dividing the sum or a set of numbers by the number of values.Average
The part of a fraction below the line signifying division that functions as the divisor of the numberator and, in fractions with 1 as the numerator, indicates into how many parts the unit is divided.Denominator
The number resulting from the division of one number by anotherQuotient
The process of approximating a number.Rounding
The period during an individual's life when he or she is a patient in a single hospital without interruption except by possible intervening leaves of absence.Hospitalization
The mean number of hospital inpatients present in the hospital each day for a given period of time.Average daily inpatient census
The number of inpatients present at census-taking time each day, plus any inpatients who were both admitted & discharged after the census-taking time the previous day.Daily inpatient census
The number of inpatients present in a healthcare facility at any given time.inpatient Census
A change in medical care unit, medical staff unit or responsible physician during hospitalization.Intrahospital transfer
An organizational entity of a healthcare facility organized both physically & functionally to provide care.Patient care unit
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Section 4

Question Answer
A unit of measure equivalent to the services received by one inpatient during one 24-hour period.Patient day
A concise summary of data.Recapitulation
The sum of all inpatient service days for each of the days during a specified period of time.Total inpatient service days.
The number of available hospital inpatient bedsBed count/inpatient bed count
A unit of measure that denotes the presence of one newborn bassinet, either occupied or vacant, set up & staffed for use in one 24-hour period.Newborn bassinet count day.
A state directed program that requires healthcare facilities to submit detailed plans & justifications for the purchase of new equipment, new buildings, or new service offerings that cost in excess of a certain amount.Certificate of need
Percent of occupancy, percentage of occupancy, occupancy ratio.Bed occupancy ratio
A unit of measure denoting the presence of one inpatient bed set up & staffed for one 24-hour periodBed Count Day
The number of beds that a facility has been designed & constructed to houseBed capacity
The average number of times a bed changes occupants during a given period of time.Bed turnover rate.
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Section 5

Question Answer
A hospital facility is licensed for 150 beds & they want to add 25 more licensed beds they _____.Must apply to the state for a certificat of need (CON)
The Bed Count times the nuber of days in a period under consideration is called ____.Total bed count days
The folowing are used in figuring occupancy rates ___.Inpatient Service Days, Bed Count Days, Days in a period.
The number of inpatient patients present in a healthcare facility at a particular timeHospital census
The term Hospital Death Rate is synonymouse with ____.Gross Death Rate
A discharge from a hospital occurs when ____.A patient dies, A patient is transferred to another facility, A patient is sent home.
The number of inpatients present at census time plus any inpatients admitted and discharged on the same day.Daily inpatient census
A unit of measure denoting the services received by one inpatient in one 24 hour period.Inpatient service days
The total number of patient days for an inpatient episode, calculated by subtracting the date of admission from the date of discharge.Lenth of stay. (LOS)
The mean length of stay for hospital inpatients discharged during a given period of time.Average length of stay
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Section 6