TABLE A.3 Mean Utilization of Various Medical Services by Major Disease and Year, 1998-2004

Year

Disease

Mean Office Visits

Mean Hospital Admissions

Mean Hospital Number of Nights

Mean Emergency Room Visits

Mean Outpatient Visits

Mean Prescriptions

1998

Infectious and parasitic diseases

1.2236

0.0209

0.1202

0.0530

0.0945

0.9731

1999

Infectious and parasitic diseases

1.3810

0.0359

0.2287

0.0651

0.0811

1.0283

2000

Infectious and parasitic diseases

1.3001

0.0233

0.2649

0.0463

0.0768

0.9595

2001

Infectious and parasitic diseases

1.2851

0.0237

0.1137

0.0668

0.0776

0.9496

2002

Infectious and parasitic diseases

1.3524

0.0398

0.4376

0.0696

0.1035

0.9537

2003

Infectious and parasitic diseases

1.3855

0.0273

0.1645

0.0626

0.1048

1.0476

2004

Infectious and parasitic diseases

1.3689

0.0321

0.1709

0.0740

0.0963

1.0495

1998

Neoplasms

3.1064

0.1457

0.8734

0.0231

0.9312

0.5913

1999

Neoplasms

3.6210

0.1275

0.8367

0.0260

0.9735

0.6670

2000

Neoplasms

3.4116

0.1306

0.9531

0.0453

0.8232

0.5834

2001

Neoplasms

3.7468

0.1250

1.0338

0.0343

1.0669

0.7089

2002

Neoplasms

3.5347

0.1180

0.9139

0.0417

0.9083

0.5469

2003

Neoplasms

3.2690

0.1092

0.6854

0.0367

1.1519

0.5091

2004

Neoplasms

4.0979

0.1048

0.6971

0.0393

0.9771

0.5722

1998

Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases and immunity disorders

1.7589

0.0242

0.1709

0.0249

0.1176

2.2373

1999

Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases and immunity disorders

1.8338

0.0280

0.1845

0.0219

0.1122

2.5034

2000

Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases and immunity disorders

1.8667

0.0262

0.1399

0.0231

0.1494

2.4908

2001

Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases and immunity disorders

1.6095

0.0244

0.1766

0.0245

0.1963

2.4307



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