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198. Hospital Utilization Rates, by Sex

[29,127 represents 29,127,000. Represents estimates of inpatients discharged from noninstitutional short-stay hospitals, exclusive of federal hospitals. Excludes newborn infants. Based on sample data collected from the National Hospital Discharge Survey, a sample survey of hospital records of patients discharged in year shown; subject to sampling variability. Comparisons beginning 1990 with data for earlier years should be made with caution as estimates of change may reflect improvements in the design rather than true changes in hospital use]

 
Sex 1970 1980 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
Patients discharged (1,000) 29,127 37,832 35,056 34,256 33,387 31,146 30,947 30,788 31,098 30,951 30,825 30,843 30,722 30,545 30,914 31,827
 
Patients discharged per 1,000 persons, total 1 144 168 148 143 138 128 126 122 122 120 118 117 116 114 114 117
  Male 118 139 124 121 116 107 105 100 101 99 97 96 94 92 93 93
  Female 169 194 171 164 159 147 145 143 143 140 139 138 136 135 135 139
 
Days of care per 1,000 persons, total 1 1,122 1,217 954 913 889 834 815 784 782 739 709 674 620 597 582 589
  Male 982 1,068 849 817 806 757 741 694 701 667 631 599 551 533 508 517
  Female 1,251 1,356 1,053 1,003 968 907 884 869 858 808 782 745 686 657 653 658
 
Average stay (days) 8.0 7.3 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.2 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.1
  Male 8.7 7.7 6.9 6.8 6.9 7.1 7.0 6.9 7.0 6.7 6.5 6.2 5.8 5.8 5.5 5.5
  Female 7.6 7.0 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.4 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.7



1 Based on Census Bureau estimated civilian population as of July 1. Estimates for 1980-89 do not reflect revisions based on the 1990 Census of Population. Beginning with 1990 data, rates are based on the U.S. Census Bureau estimates of the civilian population that have been adjusted for net underenumeration in the 1990 Census.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital and Health Statistics, series 13; and unpublished data.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/198_hospital_utilization_rates_by_sex.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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