Table 1

Standardised hospitalisation rates (SHRs) 1988–2009

ConditionTotal observedTotal expectedSHR99% CI
All causes of hospitalisation10 3488775.51.181.15 to 1.21
Endocrine disorders
 Thyroid disease75.01.410.04 to 2.78
 Diabetes151132.31.140.90 to 1.38
 Gout and other crystal diseases4026.61.500.89 to 2.12
Cardiovascular
 Acute myocardial infarction331285.21.161.00 to 1.33
 Coronary atherosclerosis659520.41.271.14 to 1.39
 Chest pain350259.71.351.16 to 1.53
 Cardiac arrest95.81.540.22 to 2.86
 Dysrhythmia261205.01.271.07 to 1.48
 Congestive heart failure121118.81.020.78 to 1.26
 Acute cerebrovascular disease170130.21.311.05 to 1.56
 Peripheral atherosclerosis7059.71.170.81 to 1.53
 Aneurysm4530.51.470.91 to 2.04
 Phlebitis5130.51.671.07 to 2.28
 Syncope10067.51.471.18 to 1.76
Respiratory
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease300178.31.681.43 to 1.93
 Pneumonia174127.91.361.09 to 1.63
 Asthma3339.40.840.46 to 1.21
Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary
 Oesophageal disorders10288.31.160.86 to 1.45
 Gastroduodenal ulcer4424.51.801.10 to 2.50
 Gastritis4864.30.750.47 to 1.02
 Appendicitis3531.41.120.63 to 1.60
 Abdominal hernia156169.60.920.73 to 1.11
 Intestinal obstruction6544.71.450.99 to 1.92
 Diverticulosis5044.41.130.72 to 1.54
 Anal/rectal disorders7960.31.310.93 to 1.69
 Biliary disorders132104.01.270.98 to 1.55
 Alcoholic liver disease1110.31.070.24 to 1.90
 Other liver disease4825.81.861.17 to 2.55
 Pancreatic disease2429.80.810.38 to 1.23
 Abdominal pain133112.51.190.99 to 1.39
 Gastrointestinal haemorrhage10680.61.310.99 to 1.64
Mental and neurological
 Affective disorder5860.50.960.63 to 1.28
 Anxiety disorder2214.21.550.70 to 2.40
 Schizophrenia or related disorders2143.00.490.21 to 0.76
 Alcohol-related mental disorders8946.61.911.39 to 2.43
 Substance-abuse-related mental disorders83.42.390.21 to 4.56
 Headache or migraine3423.81.430.80 to 2.06
 Senility or organic mental illness2829.40.950.49 to 1.41
 Epilepsy or convulsions2528.30.880.43 to 1.34
 Other nervous disorders135102.51.321.02 to 1.61
Eye and ear
 Retinal disease3122.91.350.73 to 1.98
 Cataract9989.21.110.82 to 1.40
 Ear disease other than dizziness4458.30.750.46 to 1.05
Bone and joint
 Infective arthritis2618.71.390.85 to 1.92
 Rheumatoid arthritis2514.71.701.03 to 2.36
 Osteoarthrosis179135.81.321.12 to 1.51
 Other joint diseases7757.31.341.04 to 1.64
 Back problem130121.51.070.88 to 1.25
 Systemic lupus erythematosis52.81.820.22 to 3.41
 Other connective tissue disease169136.51.251.06 to 1.44
Genitourinary
 Chronic renal failure461380.81.211.07 to 1.36
 Urinary tract infection4744.41.060.66 to 1.46
 Urinary stones117110.31.060.81 to 1.31
 Benign prostatic hypertrophy8173.21.110.79 to 1.42
Skin
 Skin infection140114.91.221.15 to 1.21
 Other skin diseases6051.41.170.87 to 1.46
Injuries
 Joint injury9769.81.401.12 to 1.67
 Fracture of hip2721.11.290.81 to 1.77
 Fracture of arm6566.70.970.74 to 1.21
 Fracture of leg6671.20.950.73 to 1.17
 Fracture of skull or face1823.10.800.44 to 1.16
 Other fracture8664.61.331.05 to 1.61
 Sprain5340.71.320.97 to 1.67
 Intracranial injury4946.51.060.76 to 1.35
 Crush injury1622.20.760.40 to 1.11
 Open wound head2726.81.000.62 to 1.37
 Open wound other than head9985.11.150.92 to 1.38
Other
 Rehabilitation144131.61.100.92 to 1.28
 Other aftercare181125.21.441.23 to 1.65
 Unclassified85115.21.231.03 to 1.44
 Complication of a device128119.41.070.88 to 1.25
 Complication of a procedure155126.51.221.03 to 1.41
 Benign neoplasms11183.01.341.01 to 1.66