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Chile Hospital Discharges 2012

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Base de datos Egresos Hospitalarios 2012
Geography 
Chile (CHL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 12/2012
Series or system 
Chile Hospital Discharge Information System
Data type
Administrative record:
  • Discharge
  • Inpatient
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

This database contains patient-level hospital discharge data with information on causes of hospitalization, including both primary and secondary diagnoses. In the case of injuries, information is given on both nature and external cause of the injury. Additional variables include health service region and region of residence of the patient, as well as demographic information such as patient age and sex. Data come from the Statistical Reporting of Hospital Discharges (Informe Estadístico de Egreso Hospitalario), which is compulsory for all health facilities in the country. 

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Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Chile). Chile Hospital Discharges 2012. Santiago, Chile: Ministry of Health (Chile).