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The COVID-19 pandemic: how did it affect statistics?
On 27 February 2020, the first patient testing positive for coronavirus was reported in the Netherlands; the first COVID death was reported on 6 March.
End-of-life care often involves pain or symptom management
Just over half of the 171 thousand deaths in 2021 involved a medical end-of-life decision. Thirty percent of deaths involved relief of pain or disease symptoms.
Deaths by medical end-of-life decision; age, cause of death
Deaths by medical end-of-life decision, age and cause of death
Medical intervention shortening a patient’s life without the patient’s explicit request
Medical decision at the end of life in which the medical doctor reports that: - the patient’s death resulted from a treatment prescribed or administered by her/him or a colleague with the explicit...
Care for thrombotic patients
Medical service that can provide care in cases of (acute) thrombosis.
Caribbean NL: medical contacts, medicines; personal characteristics
GP, specialist, dentist, fysiotherapist, hospitalisation, medicine use Sex, age, educational level
Day-patient admissions further up
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...
Fewer stroke and prostate cancer patients die within one year after their first hospitalisation
Between 2000 and 2005, mortality among stroke and prostate cancer patients within one year after their first hospital admission dropped by more than 25 and 21 percent respectively. The mortality...
Steep increase in day-patient admissions for chronic enteritis
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.
Poor chances on the job market for chronic patients
Only 7 percent of unemployed chronic patients in 2008 had managed to find jobs one year later.
More obesity and diabetes among adults at risk of poverty
In 2021, half of the Dutch population aged 18 years and over were overweight.
Nearly 230 thousand fewer hospital admissions in 2020
In 2020, the total number of hospital admissions stood at 2.7 million. This is 12 percent lower than in 2019.
3,480 COVID-19 deaths in Q1
In the first quarter of 2022, a total of 3,480 people died due to COVID-19. This represents 8.1 percent of all deaths in that quarter.
Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; key figures
Birth, death, life expectancy, health and disease, use of health care services, education and labour market, costs of care, care providers
CBS explores possible privacy preserving techniques with universities
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is constantly looking for new methods and techniques to meet the steadily growing demand for statistical information.
Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; from 1900
Health status, lifestyle, use of health care services, care supply, (healthy) life expectancy and causes of death
Proximity to facilities; distances by car, regional
Distances to and number of facilities: healthcare, retail, leisure, schools and culture per municipality and other regional classifications
Day of absence (hospital)
Day preceding a night in which a patient is absent from the hospital, not being the day the patient is dismissed.
The importance of reliable data in times of crisis
The COVID-19 crisis has brought with it a great need for reliable data, and national statistical offices (NSOs) are playing an important role in this regard.
Health and health care; personal characteristics
Health, chronic disorders, use of health care sex, age, eduational level, ethnicity, income level
Health expenditure; providers and functions for international comparisons
Health accounts; providers and functions, healthcare providers; healthcare functions
Health expenditure; functions and financing for international comparisons
Health accounts; functions and financing, healthcare functions; healthcare financing
Health expenditure; providers and financing for international comparisons
Health Accounts; providers and financing, providers; financing