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Statistics about Meninges cancer

Society statistics for Meninges cancer

Hospitalization statistics for Meninges cancer:

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Meninges cancer:

  • 0.0016% (199) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of meninges in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 58% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 42% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 28% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 19.9 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of meninges in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 11 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of meninges in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for malignant neoplasm of meninges in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 30% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 19% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.005% (2,618) of hospital bed days were for malignant neoplasm of meninges in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

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