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Argentina Hospital Discharges by Diagnosis 2011

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Egresos de Establecimientos Oficiales por Diagnostico 2011
Geography 
Argentina (ARG)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 12/2011
Data type
Administrative record:
  • Discharge
  • Inpatient
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

This report is part of Series 11, which replaced Series 4 after 2003. Its introduction coincides with the 2005 reformulation of the Health Service Statistics Subsystem that generates the inpatient morbidity statistics within the HMIS. 

The report gives discharge data for public sector and inpatient care facilities in 2011. National university facilities and the private and social insurance fund sectors are not included. Diagnoses are coded in ICD-10 and grouped into 80 categories. Data are broken down by province, sex, and 5-year-age group and represent a single, principal diagnosis for each hospitalization. According to the statistical system healthy newborns are not considered discharges and are thus not included.

The report also provides details on coverage gaps for provinces including Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Entre Rios and Santiago del Estero.

Citation
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 
Directorate of Health Statistics and Information, Ministry of Health (Argentina). Argentina Hospital Discharges by Diagnosis 2011. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Directorate of Health Statistics and Information, Ministry of Health (Argentina), 2013.