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Statistics about Thymus Cancer

Society statistics for Thymus Cancer

Hospitalization statistics for Thymus Cancer:

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Thymus Cancer:

  • 0.003% (352) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of thymus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of thymus required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of thymus were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of thymus were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 19% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of thymus required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of thymus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of thymus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 51 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for malignant neoplasm of thymus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 66% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of thymus occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of thymus occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 24% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of thymus were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.003% (1,319) of hospital bed days were for malignant neoplasm of thymus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

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