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Health > Duration of hospitalisation: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Average length of stay in a hospital per patient admitted to acute care (2000).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Switzerland 9.3 days 2000
2 Netherlands 9 days 2000
3 France 8.5 days 2000
4 Belgium 8 days 2000
5 Canada 7.2 days 2000
6 Italy 7 days 2000
7 United Kingdom 6.9 days 2000
8 Ireland 6.4 days 2000
9 Austria 6.3 days 2000
10 Australia 6.1 days 2000
11 Norway 6 days 2000
12 United States 5.8 days 2000
13 Sweden 5 days 2000
14 New Zealand 4.9 days 2000
15 Finland 4.4 days 2000
16 Denmark 3.8 days 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Duration of hospitalisation. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Health Data 2003 and OECD Health Data 2002. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Duration-of-hospitalisation

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