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Statistics about Malingering

Society statistics for Malingering

Hospitalization statistics for Malingering:

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

  • 0.001% (157) of hospital consultant episodes were for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 86% of hospital consultant episodes for feigning of required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities were for feign of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4days was the median length of stay in hospitals for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 34 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4% of hospital consultant episodes for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.003% (1,432) of hospital bed days were for feigning of physical or psychological symptoms or disabilities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

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