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What is Nutritional deficiency?

What is Nutritional deficiency?

A state where an individual's intake of nutrients is insufficient for the body's normal functioning. The body needs a ...more »

  • Nutritional deficiency: Any deficiency of the nutrients that are required to sustain human life.

Nutritional deficiency: Introduction

Types of Nutritional deficiency:

Types of Nutritional deficiency:

How serious is Nutritional deficiency?

Deaths for Nutritional deficiency: 4,289 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

What causes Nutritional deficiency?

Causes of Nutritional deficiency: see causes of Nutritional deficiency

What are the symptoms of Nutritional deficiency?

Symptoms of Nutritional deficiency: see symptoms of Nutritional deficiency

Nutritional deficiency: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nutritional deficiency.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nutritional deficiency.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nutritional deficiency: Family Practice Physician, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nutritional deficiency.
Treatments for Nutritional deficiency: see treatments for Nutritional deficiency
Research for Nutritional deficiency: see research for Nutritional deficiency

Society issues for Nutritional deficiency


Cost statistics for Nutritional deficiency: The following are statistics from various sources about costs and Nutritional deficiency:

  • Estimated $87,542,000 spent in public hospitals on endocrine, nutritional and metabolic disorders in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Estimated $188,461,000 spent in public hospitals on endocrine, nutritional and metabolic disorders in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
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Hospitalization statistics for Nutritional deficiency: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Nutritional deficiency:
  • 105,364 admissions to private hospitals because of endocrine, nutritional, metabolic in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 34% of hospitalisations for endocrine, nutritional, metabolic disorders in public hospitals are single day in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 366,389 patient days spent in public hospitals for endocrine, nutritional, metabolic disorders in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 618,249 patient days spent in private hospitals for endocrine, nutritional, metabolic in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 67,743 admissions to public hospitals because of endocrine, nutritional, metabolic disorders in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 70.5% of hospitalisations for endocrine, nutritional, metabolic in private hospitals are single day in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
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Name and Aliases of Nutritional deficiency

Main name of condition: Nutritional deficiency

Other names or spellings for Nutritional deficiency:

Nutritional deficiency: Related Conditions

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