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Hospital Morbidity Survey. Year 2022

The number of hospital discharges increased by 5.3% in 2022. Among the most frequent causes of hospitalization, respiratory system diseases increased by 35.9%, while infectious and parasitic diseases decreased by 13.6%. The average hospital stay decreased by 2.4% to 8.1 days.

Hospital morbidity - Year 2022
Indicator Note Number Annual change
Hospital discharges 4,751,829 5.3
Morbidity rate per 100,000 inhabitants 9,944.00 4.3
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Year 2022 Published: 21/03/2024

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The Hospital morbidity survey is an investigation that is produced yearly and which has been conducted since 1977.

It provides information on hospital discharges with hospitalisation based on the main diagnosis associated with the discharge. The main objective is to know the demographic and health characteristics of patients who have been admitted to a hospital, as well as to have information at the national, Autonomous Community and province level on the frequency and use of hospital resources in the reference year.