Analysis of the Epidemiology and Direct Economic Burden of Injury Inpatients in Huangdao District, Tsingtao City
LENG Chuanqiang1,2 JIA Cunxian2 MA Jixiang3 1.Huangdao Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Qingdao 26655; 2.Shandong University School of Public Health,Jinan 250012; 3.Shandong Province Center for Pisease Control and Prevention,Institute of Chronic Disease Prevention,Jinan 250014,China
Objective To explore the epidemiological characteristics and direct economic burden of injury inpatients in Huangdao district, Tsingtao City in 2009, and to provide basis for prevention and control of injury in future.Methods The data used in this study were information of 1844 injury patients from all six hospitals (public hospitals with secondary and above lelve) of Huangdao from Jan.SPSS 15.0 software was used to analyze the data.Results In 1844 injury inpatients, the male took the percentage of 79.94%; patients with 25~44 years old took 46.42%;the local population account for 57.01%;the major injury time was from Apr. to Oct.;major injury places occurred on road/street (46.58%), industrial and construction site (28.69%) and at home (13.29%); the top three causes of injuries were as follows: blunt injuries (33.89%), traffic-related (28.58%) and falls (23.81%).The medical expenses of injury inpatients were 5299.84 RMB per case and 353.79 RMB per case per day.Conclusion The major injury inpatients were youth and adult people. Blunt injuries, road traffic-related and falls were the major causes of injury. Most injury occurred on road/street, industrialconstruction site and home. The economic burden caused by injury in Huangdao district is large. Prevent and control measures should be strengthened in this area.
【CateGory Index】： R197.3