Silver Book Fact

At admission, 23.7% of nursing home residents in 2004 had a primary diagnosis of cardiovascular disease–the leading primary diagnosis for nursing home residents.

Elixhauser A, Owens P. Reasons for Being Admitted to the Hospital Through the Emergency Department. HCUP Statistical Brief No. 13. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2006. http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb2.jsp

Reference

Title
Reasons for Being Admitted to the Hospital Through the Emergency Department. HCUP Statistical Brief No. 13
Publisher
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Elixhauser A, Owens P
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • Average Length of Hospital Stay for Stroke Patients
    The average length of stay for hospitalized stroke patients was 4.7 days in 2014.  
  • On average, one American has a stroke every 40 seconds.  
  • Adjusted to the U.S. 2000 population, the prevalence of valve disease was 2.5% and the mortality risk ratio associated with the disease was 1.36.  
  • Atrial fibrillation costs
    Around 73% of total U.S. atrial fibrillation costs are for inpatient expenses.  
  • Effect of hip and knee replacement surgeries on risk of VTE
    Hip and knee replacement surgeries significantly raise the risk of venous thromboembolism—without prophylaxis around half develop deep vein thrombosis and 1% to 2% develop pulmonary embolism.