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Table 2 Distribution of hospital stay across spell types

From: Calculating hospital length of stay using the Hospital Episode Statistics; a comparison of methodologies

Condition Days (1,000s) and percentage (brackets) spent in spell type Total bed days (1,000s)
Admission Transfer Rehabilitation New condition
Stroke 537 (74.6) 32 (4.5) 141 (19.6) 10 (1.3) 719
Fractured proximal femur 678 (80.2) 18 (2.2) 138 (16.4) 10 (1.2) 845
Perforated or bleeding ulcer 232 (94.3) 2 (0.6) 9 (3.6) 4 (1.5) 246
Dehydration and gastroenteritis 369 (94.4) 2 (0.4) 15 (3.8) 5 (1.3) 391
Dyspepsia or other stomach function 17 (95.1) 0 (0.2) 0 (2.6) 0 (2.0) 18
ENT infection 47 (96.2) 0 (0.6) 1 (1.9) 1 (1.4) 49