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  • Relevanz: 100

    Number of abortions in the 3rd quarter of 2018 down 1.8% on a year earlier

    In the third quarter of 2018, the number of abortions fell by 1.8% on the same period a year earlier. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that roughly 24,200 abortions were recorded in Germany in the third quarter of 2018.

    Press release

    2018-12-14

  • Relevanz: 100

    Hospital costs of in-patient treatment up to 91.3 billion euros in 2017

    In 2017, the costs of in-patient treatment in hospitals amounted to roughly 91.3 billion euros. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 3.9% year on year (87.8 billion euros in 2016).

    Press release

    2018-11-12

  • Relevanz: 100

    Men's World Day: 62% of adult men are overweight

    In 2017, 62% of the adult men in Germany were overweight. The percentage remained unchanged compared with the previous survey taken in 2013. This is reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) to mark Men's World Day on 3 November, an international day of action focusing on men's health....

    Press release

    2018-10-30

  • Relevanz: 100

    38% of the persons receiving full in-patient hospital treatment were operated on in 2017

    38% (7.1 million) of the 18.9 million in-patients treated in general hospitals were operated on in 2017. Compared with the previous year, the proportion remained unchanged. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that just over half of the patients who underwent surgery during their...

    Press release

    2018-10-08

  • Relevanz: 100

    Reference value for hospital costs amounts to 1.96% in 2018

    In accordance with the provisions of the Hospital Fees Act, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) publishes the reference value for hospitals, as it is called. It is an important parameter for the partners in the German self-governing healthcare system (statutory health insurance institutions...

    Press release

    2018-09-28

  • Relevanz: 100

    Number of abortions down 2.7% in the 2nd quarter of 2018

    In the second quarter of 2018, the number of abortions fell by 2.7% on the same period a year earlier. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that roughly 25,000 abortions were reported in Germany in the second quarter of 2018.

    Press release

    2018-09-18

  • Relevanz: 100

    30.5% of hospital deliveries by Caesarean section in 2017

    In 2017, 762,343 women gave birth in a hospital in Germany. Their number was slightly higher than in 2016 (761,777). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the proportion of hospital deliveries by Caesarean section was 30.5% in 2017. The Caesarean rate remained unchanged from...

    Press release

    2018-09-17

  • Relevanz: 100

    1,337 full in-patient hospital treatments due to heat in 2016

    In 2016, a total 1.337 patients were treated in hospital on a full in-patient basis because of health problems due to heat and light, especially heat stroke or sun stroke. Multiple counts may occur for patients who are treated more than once in the same year. In the "summer of the century" of 2003,...

    Press release

    2018-08-10

  • Relevanz: 100

    328,500 full-time equivalent nurses for 19.5 million cases of hospital treatment in 2017

    In 2017, 328,500 full-time equivalent nurses took care of just under 19.5 million cases receiving in-patient treatment in hospital. Based on provisional figures, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of full-time equivalent nursing staff increased by 3,400, or 1.0%,...

    Press release

    2018-08-08

  • Relevanz: 100

    Number of abortions up 2.2% in the 1st quarter of 2018

    In the first quarter of 2018, roughly 27,200 abortions were reported in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 2.2% compared with the same period a year earlier.

    Press release

    2018-06-13

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