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By sex and age group, year ended June 2016, number of patients discharged (publicly funded)

Definitions

Publicly-funded discharges: Publicly funded hospital events at public or private hospitals. When a patient is discharged from hospital, a clinical coder will assign an ICD code for the diagnosis and one for external cause of morbidity or mortality (if it applies).
Procedures: Hospital procedures. Codes are assigned using ACHI (Australian Classification of Health Interventions).
Age group: 5-year age group (in years) at time of discharge

Data provided by

Ministry of Health

Dataset name

National Minimum Dataset: Publicly Funded Hospital Discharges - Static tables by age and sex 2016

Webpage:

https://www.health.govt.nz/publication/publicly-funded-hospital-discharges-1-july-2015-30-june-2016

How to find the data

At URL provided, under Downloads, select 'Static tables: Publicly funded hospital discharges (xlsx, 5.6 MB)' file.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: National Minimum Dataset: Publicly Funded Hospital Discharges - Static tables by age and sex 2016

From the dataset National Minimum Dataset: Publicly Funded Hospital Discharges - Static tables by age and sex 2016, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: Discharges - All
  • Range: C9:W6623
  • Provided: 92,796 data points

This data forms the table Health - Publicly funded hospital discharges by primary diagnosis, by age and sex 2016.

Dataset originally released on:

October 31, 2018

About this dataset

This dataset contains summarised data showing publicly funded hospital discharges and procedures by DHB, ethnic group, sex, age group and disease/procedure classification.

Method of collection/Data provider

Data is provided by public hospitals and by those private hospitals who provide publicly funded services in an agreed electronic file format. Paper forms and a cut-down electronic file format are also forwarded by other private hospitals. Publicly funded hospital events are required to be loaded into the National Minimum Dataset (NMDS) within 21 days after the month of discharge.