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Health > Duration of hospitalisation per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Average length of stay in a hospital per patient admitted to acute care (2000). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Ireland 1.68 days 2000
2 Norway 1.34 days 2000
3 Switzerland 1.29 days 2000
4 New Zealand 1.27 days 2000
5 Finland 0.85 days 2000
6 Austria 0.786 days 2000
7 Belgium 0.78 days 2000
8 Denmark 0.712 days 2000
9 Netherlands 0.565 days 2000
10 Sweden 0.564 days 2000
11 Australia 0.318 days 2000
12 Canada 0.234 days 2000
13 France 0.14 days 2000
14 Italy 0.123 days 2000
15 United Kingdom 0.117 days 2000
16 United States 0.0206 days 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Duration of hospitalisation per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Health Data 2003 and OECD Health Data 2002. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Duration-of-hospitalisation-per-million

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