Stone incidence as related to water hardness in different geographical regions of the United States.
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Sep 01, 1979
A survey of 1974 discharge data from United States hospitals shows an apparent increase in urolithiasis. A negative correlation has been found between the geographical distribution of the relative frequency of hospital discharges, a diagnosis of urolithiasis, and reported water hardness.
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