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  1. Analyse regionaler Unterschiede der Krankenhaushäufigkeit und Berechnungstagevolumina.

    Article - En allemand

    Traduction en anglais : Analysis of regional differences in the frequency of hospitals by patients and number of payable days of inpatient stay. Problem.

    Problem : Performance of an analysis of hospitalised cases based on processed statutory health insurance data on inpatient treatments.

    Object of the examination were regional differences in the frequency of hospitalisation and in the volume of payable (invoised) days and the relevant determining parameters.

    Material and methods 

    The analysis is based on a total of 152,854 cases of hospitalisation recorded in 1994 by the Magdeburg Statutory Health Insurance Body.

    These include data (rendered anonymous) on each insured person and on the specialist branch of the referring physician, case characteristics as well as characterising features of the hospital.

    Additionally, 249,471 diagnosis recordings are available from the total of the recorded cases.


    There is considerable regional variation in the number of hospital care days within the area of the Magdeburg Statutory Health Insurance Body.

    These regional differences are noticeable both in the frequency of referrals (broken down according to the regional statutory health insurance offices) and in the average duration of stay (in the hospitals of the region).

    Reasons for this heterogeneity are evident from the structural conditions of medical care by the physicians under contract with the statutory health insurance body (greater frequency of referral to hospital in areas where there are fewer doctors per 10.000 inhabitants and with less voluminous practices) and from different management strategies of ...

    Mots-clés Pascal : Analyse statistique, Admission hôpital, Temps séjour, Hospitalisation, Variation géographique, Allemagne, Système santé, Homme, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Statistical analysis, Hospital admission, Residence time, Hospitalization, Geographical variation, Germany, Health system, Human, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0108569

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199608.