Hospital Statistics 2012: Provisional figures – 1 million recipients of inpatient treatment

Neuchâtel, 21.11.2013 - (FSO) - In 2012, one million people were admitted to one of the 298 Swiss hospitals and birthing centres for inpatient treatment. This corresponds to 12.4% of the total population, a similar number to previous years. As some patients received multiple treatments, there were around 1.3 million inpatient hospital stays. These are the results of the Health Establishment Statistics from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

This press release and further information on this topic can be found on the FSO website (see link below)

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