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Statistics about Actinomycosis

Actinomycosis: Rare Disease Status

Actinomycosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)...more »

Society statistics for Actinomycosis

Hospitalization statistics for Actinomycosis:

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Actinomycosis:

  • 0.0006% (71) of hospital consultant episodes were for actinomycosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 79% of hospital consultant episodes for actinomycosis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49% of hospital consultant episodes for actinomycosis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 51% of hospital consultant episodes for actinomycosis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29% of hospital consultant episodes for actinomycosis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for actinomycosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for actinomycosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 52 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for actinomycosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for actinomycosis occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8% of hospital consultant episodes for actinomycosis occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 11% of hospital consultant episodes for actinomycosis were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.0008% (424) of hospital bed days were for actinomycosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Actinomycosis. The term 'prevalence' of Actinomycosis usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Actinomycosis at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Actinomycosis refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Actinomycosis diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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