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Mexico Ministry of Health Hospital Discharges 2015

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Bases de Datos Sobre Egresos Hospitalarios - Sistema Automatizado de Egresos Hospitalarios (SAEH)
Geography 
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2015
Series or system 
Mexico Automated Hospital Discharge System (SAEH)
Data type
Administrative data:
  • Discharge
  • Inpatient
Summary 

This hospital discharge database is generated from Mexico's Automated Hospital Discharge System (SAEH). SAEH data are reported to SINAIS, the formal health information system of Mexico's Ministry of Health). Hospital discharges are defined as the removal of the patient from inpatient services. Patient discharge may be attributed to medical order, patient request, transfer to another facility, or mortality. The data includes variables by state, municipality, medical unit, age and sex of patient, and initial reason for service (injury, illness, etc.).

Citation
Suggested citation 
Secretariat of Health (Mexico). Mexico Ministry of Health Hospital Discharges 2015.