Statistics about Transient Ischemic Attack


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About statistics: This page presents a variety of statistics about Transient Ischemic Attack. The term 'prevalence' of Transient Ischemic Attack usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Transient Ischemic Attack at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Transient Ischemic Attack refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Transient Ischemic Attack 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 Transient Ischemic Attack
  Hospitalization statistics for Transient Ischemic Attack: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Transient Ischemic Attack:
  • 0.158% (20,124) of hospital consultant episodes were for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 74% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 48% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 52% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 7.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 73 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 53% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.209% (109,753) of hospital bed days were for unspecified transient cerebral ischaemic attack in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Last revision: June 23, 2003

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