Short hospital stays, few smokers: the Netherlands versus the EUArticles
Compared with other countries in Europe, in the Netherlands hospital admissions are relatively short: less than two days to have a baby and less than six days for an acute heart attack. The number of smokers in the population is also relatively small.
Health care consumption varies by education levelArticles
Generally, lower educated persons more often receive health care services than higher educated people. Factors like age, gender, state of health and income partially account for the differences between higher and lower educated. If these differences are taken into consideration, higher educated people are more frequent consumers of health care than lower educated people.
Health and Social Care Accounts; expenditure and financing 1998-2011Figures
Expenditure and financing Year
Medical contacts, hospitalisation, medicines; sex and age, 2010-2013Figures
GP, specialist, dentist, fysiotherapist, hospitalisation, medicine use, sex and age
Steep increase in day-patient admissions for chronic enteritisArticles
Out-patient hospital admissions are becoming more and more common. The number of out-patient hospital admissions for chronic enteritis (e.g. Crohn’s disease) has risen far above average.
More spending on care mainly due to larger care volumeArticles
In 2011 the rise in the Dutch care volume was primarily responsible for the rise in care expenditure. The Dutch care volume grew faster in 2011 than in 2010.
Health-related R&D; labour volume and expenditure, 2003-2007Figures
Research & Development activities measured in terms of labour volume and expenditure (in sector of performance)
Gap closed between male and female COPD-related hospital admissionsArticles
In 1995, more men than women were admitted to hospital for chronic pulmonary diseases. Subsequently, the gender gap gradually narrowed and has currently disappeared altogether. COPD typically manifests itself later in life among heavy (ex-)smokers.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 7 - 11 May 2012 (Week 19).
Enterprises; by economic activity, size and legal form, 2006-2010Figures
Number of enterprises by size (8 classes) and legal form (2 classes) Economic activities in 1252 sections/divisions/groups/classes (NCEA 2008)
Local units by economic activity (SIC 2008), region, 2006-2010Figures
Number of local units Economic activity (SIC 2008) and regions
Moroccans least often hospitalised for cancerArticles
In 2008, Moroccans were less often admitted to hospital for cancer and cardiovascular diseases than other ethnic groups. Turks were most often admitted for cardiovascular diseases, followed by Surinamese.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 16-20 August 2010 (Week 33).
Vacancies; branches (SIC`93), private firms, government sectors, 1997-2009Figures
Unfilled vacancies, new vacancies and filled vacancies by economic activities (SIC 1993), including government
Use of medical facilities; 1981-2009Figures
Use of medical facilities, visits to the GP, medical specialist, dentist, physiotherapist, alternative healers, hospital admissions,
Day-patient admissions further upArticles
Over the past 15 years, the total amount of day-patient hospital admissions has soared. The number of in-patient hospital admissions, defined as admissions including at least one overnight hospital stay, did not increase.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 15-19 February 2010 (Week 7).
Hospital admissions affect drop-out rate vwo pupilsArticles
Vwo (pre-university education) pupils who were admitted in hospital once or more run a greater risk to leave secondary education without a regular diploma than vwo pupils who were never admitted in hospital.Other types of (secondary) education appear not to be affected by hospital admissions.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 11-15 Jan. 2010 (Week 2).
Growing number of skin cancer-related hospital admissionsArticles
The number of skin cancer-related hospital admissions is growing fast, in particular the number of treatments completed within one day. In the period 2003–2007, the number of skin cancer-related hospital admissions has more than doubled from 6,900 to 17,900.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 13-17 July 2009 (Week 29).
Personnel government; employees, salary, average age, 1997 - 2005Figures
Employees by contractual salary and age The breakdown refers to six public sectors
Number of hospital admissions for pneumonia and acute bronchitis doubled since 1981Articles
The number of hospital admissions for pneumonia or acute bronchitis has doubled in the period 1981–2005. New cases of pneumonia are predominantly found among over-65s, while new cases of acute bronchitis mainly concerns 0 to 1-year-olds.