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Abstract
The Unit of Health Care Epidemiology at Oxford University and SEPHO have collaborated to produce atlases of hospital admission rates across England for a wide range of causes. This website contains information on episodes of hospital care in England between April 1999 and March 2003 (and, for some analyses, up to March 2005). for more information go to http://www.uhce.ox.ac.uk/Epidembase2/
Main Topics/Subject Category
Case mix, counts, admissions, mortality.
Variables
Finished Consultant Episodes (FCEs), position of diagnosis and operation, counts by gender and type of admission.
Keywords
Admissions, emergency admissions, elective admissions, hospital, episode, diagnosis, operation, ICD diagnosis code, OPCS 4 code
Identifier Variables
N/A
Area of Health System
Secondary care, Public health
Data Available
Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
The Unit of Health Care Epidemiology at Oxford University and SEPHO
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample
All hospital admissions in England
Availability
UHCE / SEPHO Epidemiological database
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.uhce.ox.ac.uk/Epidembase2/
Contact
enquiries@uhce.ox.ac.uk
Publications
http://www.uhce.ox.ac.uk/pubs.html