Basic Summary for Spinal Cord Disorders


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Main name of condition: Spinal Cord Disorders
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What is Spinal Cord Disorders?
  Brief description of Spinal Cord Disorders: Any condition affecting the spinal cord
  Parent types of Spinal Cord Disorders: Spinal conditions
  Organs Affected by Spinal Cord Disorders: spinal cord
  Types of Spinal Cord Disorders: Spinal Cord Injury, Paralysis, Spinal stenosis, Paraplegia, Quadraplegia
Society issues for Spinal Cord Disorders
  Hospitalization statistics for Spinal Cord Disorders: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Spinal Cord Disorders:
  • 0.005% (612) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 84% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 65% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 14% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.02% (11,079) of hospital bed days were for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.073% (9,328) of hospital consultant episodes were for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 82% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 58% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 42% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 94% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10.8 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 48% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 31% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.15% (78,594) of hospital bed days were for fracture of rib, sternum and thoracic spine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (72) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 76% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 64% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 84% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 19 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 43 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 68% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 13% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.006% (2,979) of hospital bed days were for injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.13% (16,152) of hospital consultant episodes were for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 78% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 34% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 66% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 87% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 19.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 12 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 66 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.45% (235,979) of hospital bed days were for fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (112) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 81% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 66% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 34% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 17.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 61% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 14% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.003% (1,497) of hospital bed days were for injury of nerves of lumbar spinal cord, abdomen, lower back and pelvis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (149) of hospital consultant episodes were for fracture of spine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 71% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of spine required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 38% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of spine were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 62% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of spine were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 85% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of spine required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for fracture of spine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for fracture of spine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 63 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for fracture of spine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 30% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of spine occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of spine occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of spine were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.003% (1,763) of hospital bed days were for fracture of spine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

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