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Statistics about Vitamin C deficiency

Society statistics for Vitamin C deficiency

Hospitalization statistics for Vitamin C deficiency:

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Vitamin C deficiency:

  • 0.0001% (8) of hospital consultant episodes were for ascorbic acid deficiency in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for ascorbic acid deficiency in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 11 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for ascorbic acid deficiency in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 68 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for ascorbic acid deficiency in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 13% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for ascorbic acid deficiency were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.0002% (83) of hospital bed days were for ascorbic acid deficiency in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

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