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Statistics about Cartilage disorders

Society statistics for Cartilage disorders

Hospitalization statistics for Cartilage disorders:

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Cartilage disorders:

  • 0.34% (43,809) of hospital episodes were for osteopathies and chondropathies in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultations for osteopathy and chondropathy required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital episodes for osteopathies and chondropathies were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital episodes for osteopathies and chondropathies were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 27% of hospital admissions for osteopathy and chondropathy required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9.8 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for osteopathies and chondropathies in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for osteopathies and chondropathies in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for osteopathies and chondropathies in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospitalisations for osteopathies and chondropathies occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospitalisations for osteopathies and chondropathies occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 31% of hospitalisations for osteopathies and chondropathies were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.47% (246,515) of hospital bed days were for osteopathies and chondropathies in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

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