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Germany Diagnosis-Related Group-Based Hospital Statistics 2011

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Fallpauschalenbezogene Krankenhausstatistik (DRG-Statistik)
Geography 
Germany (DEU)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 12/2011
Series or system 
Germany Diagnosis-Related Group-Based Hospital Statistics
Data type
Administrative record:
  • Discharge
  • Inpatient
Summary 

Hospitals within the German Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) payment system continuously collect discharge data. A detailed report, found here, contains tables with inpatient discharge numbers broken down by diagnosis, procedures, 5-year age groups, sex, region, departments visited, and length of stay. It also presents the number of cases and percent of all cases for the top 50 operations, the top 50 secondary diagnoses for each sex, and both combined. Conditions are coded according to the European Shortlist, which is compatible with ICD-8, ICD-9, and ICD-10. The conditions included in the European Shortlist are listed in an appendix to the report.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Federal Statistical Office (Germany), Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System (InEK) (Germany). Germany Diagnosis-Related Group-Based Hospital Statistics 2011.