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Hospital Statistics for Contagious Diseases

Hospitalization and Contagious Diseases

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More general hospital information, not necessarily directly in relation to Contagious Diseases, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Hospital statistics for Contagious Diseases:

The following statistics related to hospitals and hospitalization and Contagious Diseases:

  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia:
    • 0.09% (3,641) of hospital episodes were for communicable diseases in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 93% of hospitalisations for communicable diseases were single day episodes in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 88% of hospitalisations in public hospitals for communicable diseases were by public patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 12% of hospitalisations in public hospitals for communicable diseases were by private patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • hospitalisations for communicable diseases at public hospitals occurred in 1.9 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 1.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for communicable diseases in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • excluding same day episodes, 4.1 days was the mean length of stay in public hospitals for communicable diseases in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 0.02% (514) of hospital episodes in private hospitals were for communicable diseases in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 94.7% of hospitalisations in private hospitals for communicable diseases were single day episodes in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 5.1% of hospitalisations in private hospitals for communicable diseases were by public patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 95% of hospitalisations in private hospitals for communicable diseases were by private patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • hospitalisations for communicable diseases at private hospitals occurred in 0.3 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 1.1 days was the mean length of stay in private hospitals for communicable diseases in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • excluding same day episodes, 2.7 days was the mean length of stay in private hospitals for communicable diseases in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
 

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