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Statistics about Croup

Society statistics for Croup

Hospitalization statistics for Croup:

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

  • 0.07% (8,982) of hospital consultant episodes were for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 98% of hospital consultant episodes for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 72% of hospital consultant episodes for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 28% of hospital consultant episodes for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 98% of hospital consultant episodes for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.8 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3% of hospital consultant episodes for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.013% (6,932) of hospital bed days were for acute obstructive laryngitis or croup and epiglottitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Croup. The term 'prevalence' of Croup usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Croup at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Croup refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Croup 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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