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Argentina Hospital Discharges by Diagnosis 2007


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Egresos de Establecimientos Oficiales por Diagnostico 2007
Argentina (ARG)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2007
Data type
Administrative data:
  • Discharge
  • Inpatient

This is the third publication in Series 11, which replaced Series 4 after its discontinuation in 2003. The introduction of Series 11 coincides with the 2005 reformulation of the Health Service Statistics Subsystem that generates the inpatient morbidity statistics within the HMIS.

The report provides registered discharge data from public sector, inpatient care facilities for 2007. Facilities associated with armed forces and security and national universities, as well as those in the private and social insurance fund sectors, are not included in the data. Diagnoses are coded in ICD-10 and grouped into 80 categories. The data are broken down by province, sex, and 5-year-age groups (smaller increments for those under age 5), and represent a single, principal diagnosis for each period of hospitalization.

Data from the province of Entre Ríos are not included in the 2007 data. The report provides further details on coverage gaps.