Basic Summary for Bacterial digestive infections


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Main name of condition: Bacterial digestive infections
Other names or spellings: Digestive bacterial infections, Bacterial infections of the digestive tract


What is Bacterial digestive infections?
  Brief description of Bacterial digestive infections: Digestive conditions caused by bacteria.
  Parent types of Bacterial digestive infections: Digestive Diseases, Sudden Digestive Conditions, Bacterial diseases, Stomach Conditions
  Organs Affected by Bacterial digestive infections: digestive, stomach
  Types of Bacterial digestive infections: Basterial gastroenteritis, Cholera, Dysentery
What causes Bacterial digestive infections?
  Class of Condition for Bacterial digestive infections: bacterial
  Causes of Bacterial digestive infections: see causes of Bacterial digestive infections
Society issues for Bacterial digestive infections
  Hospitalization statistics for Bacterial digestive infections: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Bacterial digestive infections:
  • 0.07% (9,226) of hospital consultant episodes were for bacterial intestinal infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of cases bacterial intestinal infections of required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 43% of hospital consultant episodes for bacterial intestinal infections were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57% of hospital consultant episodes for bacterial intestinal infections were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for bacterial intestinal infections required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16.8 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for bacterial intestinal infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for bacterial intestinal infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for bacterial intestinal infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 35% of hospital consultant episodes for bacterial intestinal infections occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 36% of hospital consultant episodes for bacterial intestinal infections occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 31% of hospital consultant episodes for bacterial intestinal infections were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.13% (69,368) of hospital bed days were for bacterial intestinal infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

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