Statistics about Bile Duct Conditions


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About statistics: This page presents a variety of statistics about Bile Duct Conditions. The term 'prevalence' of Bile Duct Conditions usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Bile Duct Conditions at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Bile Duct Conditions refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Bile Duct Conditions diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

Society statistics for Bile Duct Conditions
  Cost statistics for Bile Duct Conditions: The following are statistics from various sources about costs and Bile Duct Conditions:
  • Estimated $267,702,000 spent in public hospitals on hepatobiliary system including pancreas in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Estimated $123,739 spent in public hospitals on the hepatobiliary system including pancreas in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)

  Hospitalization statistics for Bile Duct Conditions: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Bile Duct Conditions:
  • 1.12% (143,036) of hospital episodes were for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 81% of hospital consultations for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 36% of hospital episodes for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders were for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 64% of hospital episodes for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders were for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 48% of hospital admissions for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 52% of hospitalisations for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 21% of hospitalisations for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5% of hospitalisations for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1.29% (678,456) of hospital bed days were for gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreatic disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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