Table 2
Acute care hospital days, by major disease type and presence of mental diagnosis, Canada excluding Quebec, 2009/2010

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Table 2
Acute care hospital days, by major disease type and presence of mental diagnosis, Canada excluding Quebec, 2009/2010
Table summary
This table displays the results of acute care hospital days. The information is grouped by disease type (icd-10-ca chapters) (appearing as row headers), hospital days, average length of stay (days), total, with comorbid mental diagnosis, no mental diagnosis, comorbid mental diagnosis and ratio, calculated using '000, % and number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Disease type (ICD-10-CA Chapters) Hospital days Average length of stay (days)
Total With comorbid mental diagnosis No mental diagnosis Comorbid mental diagnosis RatioNote 
'000 % Number
All chapters 14,058 2.3 6.7 13.5 2.0
1. Infection 438 23.1 7.3 18.0 2.5
2. Cancer 1,170 10.7 7.6 21.0 2.8
3. Blood 132 12.0 6.1 11.8 1.9
4. Metabolic 450 22.9 7.3 14.6 2.0
5. Mental 1,195 1.9 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
6. Nervous 410 24.8 10.1 19.4 1.9
7. Eye 14 8.6 2.3 9.5 4.2
8. Ear 15 9.2 2.7 7.5 2.8
9. Circulatory 2,086 16.8 7.1 17.2 2.4
10. Respiratory 1,219 20.6 6.3 13.7 2.2
11. Digestive 1,236 13.9 5.3 11.7 2.2
12. Skin 193 20.1 8.4 16.7 2.0
13. Skeletal 693 12.9 5.3 16.7 3.2
14. Genito-urinary 578 18.8 4.2 13.6 3.3
15. Childbirth 737 2.4 2.4 4.5 1.9
16. Perinatal 23 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 17.7 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
17. Congenital 46 10.1 4.7 19.4 4.1
18. Symptoms, signs (not elsewhere classified) 719 26.4 4.7 12.8 2.7
19. Injury/Poisoning 1,365 23.6 6.7 13.5 2.0
20. External cause 1,339 22.6 8.2 28.4 3.5
... not applicable
x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
average days with mental comorbidity to average days without mental comorbidity
Note: This analysis uses only records coded in ICD-10-CA.
Source: 2009/2010 Discharge Abstract Database, Canadian Institute for Health Information.