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Hospital Statistics for Bedsores

Hospitalization and Bedsores

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

Hospital statistics for Bedsores:

The following statistics related to hospitals and hospitalization and Bedsores:

  • 0.024% (3,095) of hospital consultant episodes were for decubitus ulcer in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 71% of hospital consultant episodes for decubitus ulcer required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 43% of hospital consultant episodes for decubitus ulcer were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57% of hospital consultant episodes for decubitus ulcer were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 68% of hospital consultant episodes for decubitus ulcer required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 38.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for decubitus ulcer in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 21 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for decubitus ulcer in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for decubitus ulcer in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 27% of hospital consultant episodes for decubitus ulcer occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49% of hospital consultant episodes for decubitus ulcer occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for decubitus ulcer were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.15% (78,210) of hospital bed days were for decubitus ulcer in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
 

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