This is the second entry in our overview series of healthcare statistics in the United States. If you missed the first one, you can find Physician Office Visit Statistics 2010 here.
As the title suggests, this entry will focus in on utilization rates from 2010 for Inpatient visits for the country as a whole.
NOTE: You can click on any of the images below to see the full report image.
The table above illustrates the total number of Inpatient visits in the United States for 2010 broken down by age category. The overall rate of Inpatient visits for the country is one visit for every 7.88 people.
The table above and below should be looked at in comparison to one another. The above graph shows the incident rate broken down by age group while the graph below represents the total volume of Inpatient visits by age group.
Notice how the overall utilization of Inpatient visits is highest in middle of our lives but closely followed by the end of our lives (by a much smaller population set).
Looking at the table below, the second and third listing as the most frequent Major Diagnostic Codes for Inpatient visits reveals the most likely cause for the majority of Inpatient visits for the age group of 25-45.
Click the above snapshot to see a larger list of Major Diagnostic Categories for Inpatient visits.
Let us know what your reactions are to these Inpatient Statistics from 2010.
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