J Clin Neurosci 2021 Apr 4;86:122-128. Epub 2021 Feb 4.
University College London, Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London, UK; Universidad Internacional del Ecuador, Escuela de Medicina, Quito, Ecuador.
Epidemiology provides an avenue for deciphering disease pathogenesis. By determining incidence across socioeconomic and demographic variables in the context of benign cerebral meningiomas (BCM), epidemiologic data may aid in elucidating and addressing healthcare inequalities. To investigate BCM incidence (per 100,000) with respect to sex, age, income, residence, and race/ethnicity, we queried the largest United States (US) administrative dataset (1997-2016), the National (Nationwide) Inpatient Sample (NIS), which surveys 20% of US discharges. Read More