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Hospital Statistics for Blindness

Hospitalization and Blindness

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

Hospital statistics for Blindness:

The following statistics related to hospitals and hospitalization and Blindness:

  • 0.005% (580) of hospital consultant episodes were for blindness and low vision in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for blindness and low vision required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital consultant episodes for blindness and low vision were men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital consultant episodes for blindness and low vision were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 31% of hospital consultant episodes for blindness and low vision required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 36 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for blindness and low vision in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for blindness and low vision in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for blindness and low vision in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 31% of hospital consultant episodes for blindness and low vision occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 27% of hospital consultant episodes for blindness and low vision occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26% of hospital consultant episodes for blindness and low vision were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.005% (2,507) of hospital bed days were for blindness and low vision in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
 

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