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Hospital Statistics for Asthma

Hospitalization and Asthma

478,000 (NHLBI 1999).

Hospitals & Clinics: Asthma

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More general hospital information, not necessarily directly in relation to Asthma, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Hospital statistics for Asthma:

The following statistics related to hospitals and hospitalization and Asthma:

  • 500,000 hospitalizations annually in the US (Mayo Clinic)
  • 1.5 million ED visits in 1995 (NHLBI)
  • 201 males per 100,000 population are hospitalised with asthma in Australia 2001-2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 217 females per 100,000 population are hospitalised with asthma in Australia 2001-2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 0.49% (62,273) of hospital consultant episodes were for asthma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for asthma required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital consultant episodes for asthma were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for asthma were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 96% of hospital consultant episodes for asthma required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for asthma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for asthma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 30 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for asthma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital consultant episodes for asthma 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 asthma occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for asthma were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.31% (164,826) of hospital bed days were for asthma in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.076% (9,643) of hospital consultant episodes were for status asthmaticus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 77% of hospital consultant episodes for status asthmaticus required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital consultant episodes for status asthmaticus were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for status asthmaticus were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 98% of hospital consultant episodes for status asthmaticus required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.9 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for status asthmaticus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for status asthmaticus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for status asthmaticus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 52% of hospital consultant episodes for status asthmaticus occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 7% of hospital consultant episodes for status asthmaticus occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for status asthmaticus were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.055% (28,718) of hospital bed days were for status asthmaticus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia:
    • hospitalisations for asthma at public hospitals occurred in 12.1 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 2.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for asthma in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
 

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