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Statistics about Tonsil cancer

Society statistics for Tonsil cancer

Hospitalization statistics for Tonsil cancer:

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

  • 0.013% (1,593) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of tonsil in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 7.8 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of tonsil in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of tonsil in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 58 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for malignant neoplasm of tonsil in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 60% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 7% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 18% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.017% (9,102) of hospital bed days were for malignant neoplasm of tonsil in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

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