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Data set notes
European Health for All database (WHO)

The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes
Number of mental patients staying in hospitals 365+ days
Indicator code: E120301.T

Number of mental patients in mental hospitals and departments at the end of given calendar year with a length of stay of 365 days or more. Data from the routine reporting system._
Country notes
Albania
Ministry of Health.
Armenia
Source of data: National Health Information Analytic Center, Ministry of Health of the Republic of
Armenia http://moh.am/?section=static_pages/index&id=625&subID=824,29.
Data collected annually, reference period: 31 December.
Austria
Data are not available.
Belgium
Source: Federal Public Service of Public Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, Health Care
Facilities Organization (DGI), Minimal Psychiatric Data.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Public Health Institute of Federation of B&H; Public Health Institute of Republic of Srpska. Annual
report of hospitals. Department for Health of Brcko District
Croatia
Schizophrenia only (code 295, ICD-9). If patient not discharged within one year, the data is not
included.
Cyprus
No data are available
Czechia
Source: Institute of Health Information and Statistics of CR (IHIS CR), National Registry of
Hospitalized Patients.
Deviation from the definition: Data relates to patients hospitalized in psychiatric institutes and
discharged during the given year.
Denmark
Source: Centre for Psychiatric Research.
Only in-patients are included. NOTE: The capital region (Copenhagen) and the region of Sjaelland all
have changed hospital codes in 2008 and in this context all mental patients were discharged (or so
it appears from the data). Therefore, the figures are probably only for the rest of the country
which explains why the value is lower than the previous year.
Estonia
Source: Annual reporting, National Institute for Health Development.
Psychiatrists? data.
Finland
Source: Hospital Discharge Register, THL (National Institute for Health and Welfare).
France
Data are not available.
Germany
Source: Federal Statistical Office, Hospital statistics - diagnostic data of the hospital patients
and diagnostic data of the prevention and rehabilitation facilities patients, special evaluation by
the Federal Statistical Office.
http://www.destatis.de or http://www.gbe-bund.de
Deviation from the definition: Data contains the number of patients with mental disorders (ICD-10:
F00-F99) discharged from hospital after a length of stay of 365 days or more. It is not possible to
specify discharge data into discharge data of mental health hospitals and discharge data of general
hospitals.
Break in time series: Up to and including the reporting year 2002, data only include discharges in
general hospitals and mental health hospitals. From reporting year 2003, data include additionally
discharges in preventive and rehabilitative hospitals, however discharges from these institutions
with less than 100 beds are not included. The years before 2003 are therefore not comparable to the
following years. Data before reporting year 2000 is not available.
Greece
Data are not available.
Hungary
Source until 2003: Center for Health Care Information (GYOGYINFOK). From 2004 the data is
unreliable.
Iceland
Source: Prior to 2011: The Ministry of Health and Social Security. As of 2011: The Directorate of
Health.
Ireland
Source: Health Research Board, with the exception of 2004, 2005 and 2007 where the source is the
Mental Health Commission. Data comes from the national census of Irish psychiatric units and
hospitals. All patients resident in units and hospitals operating within the provisions of the
Mental Health Act 2001 were enumerated in the census. Since 2007, this census is carried out every 3
years. In recent years, the Census has been carried out on 31st March.
Israel
Source: Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health.
Italy
Source: Ministry of Health.
Kyrgyzstan
Data are not available.
Lithuania
Source: HI HIC, data of annual report of psychiatric hospitals.
Luxembourg
Data are not available.
Malta
Source: Mount Carmel Hospital.
Montenegro
Data are not available.
Netherlands
Source of data: Statistics Netherlands; based on the register of use of long-term care. Figures
apply to patients with an indication; patients without indication are not taken into account.
Up till 1996: Patient Registry of Institutional Mental Health Care.
Poland
Cumulative data from mental hospitals and mental departments in general hospitals, chronic medical
care homes and nursing homes.
Source of data: Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Serbia
No data are available.
Slovakia
Source. National Health Information Centre (NIC)
Slovenia
Source of data: National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia (NIJZ)
Difference in methodology: From 2013 onwards ? joint in-patient data capture.
Sweden
Source of data: National Board of Health and Welfare (NBHW)
National Patient Register (NBHW)
Online Database: http://www.socialstyrelsen.se/statistics/statisticaldatabase/cancerÿ

NBHW (365 days or more)
ICD-9: 230-319
Note: Number of mental patients staying in hospital 365+days, including geriatric patients.
Reporting of these data have deteriorated during recent years, which explains the loss of data after
2010. As from 2014 data will be reported into the national patient register on a monthly basis,
which will improve the possibilities to produce accurate numbers.
Switzerland
Based on hospital discharge data. Source of data: FSO Federal Statistical Office, Neuchatel; Medical
Statistics of Hospitals; yearly census.
Coverage: Full coverage of hospitals; sufficient (nearly full) coverage of inpatient and day cases
since 2002. Due to a modification of the legislation, day cases are not collected in 2009 anymore.
Estimation method: Discharges without a valid ICD-code are not accounted for (negligible).
Break in time series: The gradual change of diagnosis classification since 2008 from ICD-10 WHO to
ICD-10 GM (German Modification) may lead to breaks for some categories.
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Source: Inpatient morbidity; Republic Institute for Health Protection (RIHP).
Turkey
No data are available.
Turkmenistan
Data are not available.
Ukraine
Note: The increase in year 2012 is a cause of deterioration of the socio-political climate in
Ukraine.
992979 - Hospital discharges, mental & behaviour disorders
See indicator 992971. Chapter V of ICD-9/10.
Country specific sources and methods
November 2002: Included only data from public hospitals under Ministry of Health.
Source: Centre of Health Statistics, Ministry of Health.
United Kingdom
Source of Data: England ? Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).
England - Data for 2013 is currently unavailable so data from 2012 has been re-used to provide an
approximate figure for 2013.
Wales ? NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS), Patient Episode Database. Scotland ? Data compiled
from ISD's Acute (SMR01) and psychiatric (SMR04) inpatient databases combined. This measure is
calculated as the number of patients with a stay of >365 and is shown under the year of discharge.
Scotland ? Data compiled from ISD's Acute (SMR01) and psychiatric (SMR04) inpatient databases
combined. This measure is calculated as the number of patients with a stay of >365 and is shown
under the year of discharge. Years 2011-2013 have been updated as the data completeness on the
SMR04 database has improved for these years. Previously the 2010 value was used for these years.
Northern Ireland ? Not available
Coverage:
Data for England & Wales only in NHS hospitals only.
Data may not be complete as further submissions may be received at a later date. Figures based on
completed hospital spells & diagnosis at discharge.
Break in Time Series: 2010 ? Data is financial year data
Estimate: 2014 data from Scotland is unavailable so the 2013 figure has been used as an estimate