TABLE 6 - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY SEX AND DISPOSITION OF PATIENT BY AGE GROUP

TOTAL AGE GROUP
DISPOSITION OF PATIENTS TOTAL NEWBORN 0-5 6-14 15-19 20-44 45-64 65-74 75-84 85+
HOME 1823751 227031 78103 43546 54289 589301 406984 192587 169240 62670
4.7 3.3 3.6 4.9 4.4 4.5 5.2 5.1 5.3 5.7

ANOTHER ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL 57322 2153 1595 699 858 7404 17670 11773 11748 3422
6.7 7.6 10.7 8.3 9.7 7.7 6.1 6.1 6.1 7.2

SKILLED NURSING FACILITY 200617 25 723 720 622 8622 29090 35930 66010 58875
11.3 48.8 9.1 7.7 13.0 13.2 12.8 12.2 11.3 9.7

INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY 7110 36 37 46 83 1325 1770 916 1471 1426
10.8 15.2 25.1 29.9 11.3 13.8 12.7 10.6 8.2 7.3

OTHER INSTITUTION 84841 189 403 1233 1993 17009 19980 14845 19065 10124
11.3 17.6 12.7 19.9 12.8 12.8 11.8 10.6 10.0 9.3

HOME HEALTH SERVICES 199484 8030 3088 1833 2554 19517 41447 40703 53365 28947
8.5 9.8 11.3 8.7 6.2 7.7 9.3 8.8 8.2 7.5

LEFT AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE 51440 37 79 71 943 28802 15103 3217 2299 889
3.7 3.1 2.0 6.5 3.9 3.6 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.9

PSYCHIATRIC CHRONIC CARE 2241 2 2 79 172 999 669 142 133 43
10.5 1.5 3.0 9.1 7.8 10.9 11.4 11.0 7.2 7.5

DIED 67242 863 364 133 190 3272 11902 12778 20198 17542
13.7 9.2 17.9 14.1 13.6 16.0 16.1 15.5 13.4 10.8

TOTAL 2494048 238366 84394 48360 61704 676251 544615 312891 343529 183938
6.0 3.6 4.1 5.6 5.0 5.0 6.4 7.1 7.7 8.0