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Deaths from Skin conditions

Skin conditions: Deaths

Deaths from types of Skin conditions: for details see deaths from types of Skin conditions analysis; summary of available deaths by type data:

  • Melanoma: 7,215 deaths reported in USA 1999 for skin melanoma (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Sarcoidosis: 572 deaths (NHLBI 1999)
  • Syphilis: 33 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Blastomycosis: Mortality rate is about 5%
  • Bedsores: 34,320 deaths from decubitus ulcers were attributable to the patient safety incident in the US 2000-2002 (Patient Safety in American Hospitals, Health Grades 2004)
  • Erysipelas: 5 deaths reported in USA 1999 for scarlet fever and erysipelas (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Chickenpox: approximately 100 deaths (CDC-OC)
  • Measles: 2 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Scarlet fever: 5 deaths reported in USA 1999 for scarlet fever and erysipelas (NVSR Sep 2001)

Death statistics for Skin conditions

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Skin conditions:

  • 1 male deaths per 100,000 population in Australia 1994 for skin diseases (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2004)
  • 1 female deaths per 100,000 population in Australia 1994 (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2004)
  • Skin diseases caused 1 male death per 100,000 population in Australia 2002 (AIHW Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
  • Skin diseases caused 2 female deaths per 100,000 population in Australia 2002 (AIHW Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)

Skin conditions: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Skin conditions:

  • 319,186 patient days spent in public hospitals for skin and subcutaneous tissue diseases in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 38.0% of hospitalisations for skin and subcutaneous tissue diseases in public hospitals are single day in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 73,425 admissions to public hospitals because of skin and subcutaneous tissue diseases in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
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