Basic Summary for Mouth conditions


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Main name of condition: Mouth conditions
Other names or spellings: Mouth disorders, Mouth diseases, Oral conditions, Oral disorders, Oral diseases


What is Mouth conditions?
  Brief description of Mouth conditions: Any condition affecting the mouth or oral areas.
  Parent types of Mouth conditions: All Disease Categories, Dental conditions, Head Conditions
  Organs Affected by Mouth conditions: mouth
  Types of Mouth conditions: Candidiasis, Oral Candidiasis, Cleft Palate, Gingivostomatitis, Halitosis, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Oral cancer, Oral thrush, Speech impairment, Stuttering, Suffocation, Trigeminal neuralgia
What causes Mouth conditions?
  Risk factors for Mouth conditions: see risk factors for Mouth conditions
Society issues for Mouth conditions
  Hospitalization statistics for Mouth conditions: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Mouth conditions:
  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia:
    • 0.84% (33,302) of hospital episodes were for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 83% of hospitalisations for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw were single day episodes in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 81% of hospitalisations in public hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw were by public patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 19% of hospitalisations in public hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw were by private patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 17.1hospitalisations for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw at public hospitals occurred in 15.8 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 1.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw in public hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • Excluding same day episodes, 2.9 days was the mean length of stay in public hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 3.55% (86,062) of private hospital episodes were for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 90.6% of hospitalisations in private hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw were single day episodes in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 0.6% of hospitalisations in private hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw were by public patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 99% of hospitalisations in private hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw were by private patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • Hospitalisations in private hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw occurred in 44.1 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 1.1 days was the mean length of stay in private hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • Excluding same day episodes, 1.6 days was the mean length of stay in private hospitals for diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaw in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)

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