Can J Cardiol 2021 Jul 14. Epub 2021 Jul 14.
Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; ICES, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada.
We sought to assess temporal trends in peripheral artery disease (PAD)-related hospitalization rates in Ontario. Trends in quarterly rates of PAD hospitalization per 100,000 Ontarians between 2006 and 2019 were assessed using autocorrelated linear regression. Stratified analyses by age, sex and most responsible diagnosis code type (with vs. Read More