Weight loss surgery in Australia 2014–15: Australian hospital statistics

Weight loss surgery in Australia 2014–15: Australian hospital statistics

Weight loss surgery in Australia 2014–15: Australian hospital statistics is a new report in AIHW’s series of summary reports describing the characteristics of hospitals and hospital services in Australia. In 2014–15, there were about 22,700 hospital separations involving one or more weight loss surgery procedures. Seven in 8 of these separations occurred in private hospitals. Around 18,000 of weight loss surgery separations, or 79%, were for female patients. From 2005–06 to 2014–15, the total number of weight loss surgery separations more than doubled, from about 9,300 to 22,700. ISBN 978-1-76054-135-4;…

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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2017

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2017

released: 25 May 2017 author: AIHW This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) using key performance indicators. Of those who were invited to participate in the NBCSP between 1 January 2014 and 31 December 2015, 39% undertook screening. For those screened in 2015, 8% had a positive result warranting further assessment. One in 29 participants who underwent a follow-up diagnostic assessment was diagnosed with a confirmed or suspected cancer. ISSN 2205-4855 (PDF) 1039-3307 (Print) ; ISBN 978-1-76054-131-6; Cat. no. CAN 103; 100pp.; $35 Download publication…

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Cervical screening in Australia 2014–2015

Cervical screening in Australia 2014–2015

released: 25 May 2017 author: AIHW Cervical screening in Australia 2014–2015 presents the latest national statistics monitoring the National Cervical Screening Program, which aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer. Just over half (56%) of women in the target age group of 20–69 took part in the program, with more than 3.8 million women screening in 2014 and 2015. Cervical cancer incidence for women of all ages remains at an historical low of 7 new cases per 100,000 women, and deaths are also low, historically and by…

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National Cervical Screening Program Data Dictionary version 1.0

National Cervical Screening Program Data Dictionary version 1.0

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Admitted patient care 2015–16: Australian hospital statistics

Admitted patient care 2015–16: Australian hospital statistics

In 2015–16, there were about 10.6 million separations in Australia’s public and private hospitals—about 59% occurred in public hospitals. There were 30 million days of patient care reported for admitted patients—20.2 million in public hospitals and 9.7 million in private hospitals. Between 2011–12 and 2015–16: the number of separations rose by 3.5% on average each year; the number of public patient separations rose by an average of 2.9% each year, compared with 5.5% per year for separations paid for by private health insurance; the median waiting time for elective surgery…

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