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Hospital Statistics for Eating disorders

Hospitalization and Eating disorders

Hospitals & Clinics: Eating disorders

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Hospital statistics for Eating disorders:

The following statistics related to hospitals and hospitalization and Eating disorders:

  • eating disorders accounted for 48,909 patient days in hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW Hospital Morbidity Database 2001-02, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • eating disorders resulted in 6,003 hospitalisations in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW Hospital Morbidity Database 2001-02, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 0.014% (1,762) of hospital consultant episodes were for eating disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 87% of hospital consultant episodes for eating disorders required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9% of hospital consultant episodes for eating disorders were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultant episodes for eating disorders were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57% of hospital consultant episodes for eating disorders required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 51.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for eating disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 19 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for eating disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for eating disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 78% of hospital consultant episodes for eating disorders occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3% of hospital consultant episodes for eating disorders occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2% of hospital consultant episodes for eating disorders were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.12% (64,120) of hospital bed days were for eating disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia in psychiatric hospitals:
    • 39 hospital episodes in public psychiatric hospitals were for eating disorders in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 0% of hospitalisations in public psychiatric hospitals for eating disorders were single day episodes in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 100% of hospitalisations in public psychiatric hospitals for eating disorders were by public patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • hospitalisations for eating disorders at public psychiatric hospitals occurred in less than 0.1 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 30.2 days was the mean length of stay for eating disorders in public psychiatric hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • excluding same day episodes, 30.2 days was the mean length of stay in public psychiatric hospitals for eating disorders in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
 

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