Basic Summary for Viral digestive infections


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Main name of condition: Viral digestive infections
Other names or spellings: Digestive viral infections


What is Viral digestive infections?
  Brief description of Viral digestive infections: Digestive conditions caused by viruses.
  Parent types of Viral digestive infections: Digestive Diseases, Sudden Digestive Conditions, Stomach Conditions
  Organs Affected by Viral digestive infections: digestive, stomach
  Types of Viral digestive infections: Infectious diarrhea, Viral gastroenteritis
Society issues for Viral digestive infections
  Hospitalization statistics for Viral digestive infections: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Viral digestive infections:
  • 0.206% (26,230) of hospital consultant episodes were for viral and other specified intestinal infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 96% of hospital consultant episodes for viral and other specified intestinal infections required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 51% of hospital consultant episodes for viral and other specified intestinal infections were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49% of hospital consultant episodes for viral and other specified intestinal infections were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 98% of hospital consultant episodes for viral and other specified intestinal infections required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1.4 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for viral and other specified intestinal infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for viral and other specified intestinal infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for viral and other specified intestinal infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8% of hospital consultant episodes for viral and other specified intestinal infections occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5% of hospital consultant episodes for viral and other specified intestinal infections occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for viral and other specified intestinal infections were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.068% (35,400) of hospital bed days were for viral and other specified intestinal infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

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