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Statistical Observation for Pediatric Inpatients the Second Report Statistically Analyzed for the Patients Admitted to the Department of SRCH.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1985;28(1):1-15.
Published online January 31, 1985.
Statistical Observation for Pediatric Inpatients the Second Report Statistically Analyzed for the Patients Admitted to the Department of SRCH.
Tae Suk Song, Yoon Suk Jeong, Ho Jin Park, Mi Ja Shin
Department of Pediatrics, Seoul Red Cross Hospital
소아과 입원환자에 관한 통계적 관찰
송태숙, 정윤석, 박호진, 신미자
서울적십자병원 소아과
Abstract
This paper represents the statistical observations concerning the causes of admissions and deaths observed in the Pediatric Department of Seoul Red Cross Hospital, during the past 5 years from Jan. 1, 1976 to Dec. 31, 1980. The results were as follows: 1)The total number of pediatric inpatients during 5 year-period was 3,728, of which 2,278 were male, 1,450 were female and male to female ratio was 1.57 : 1. 2)In age distribution, the neonates and the infants less than 1 year of age were distributed in 902 cases(24.20%) of total admission, which was followed by school age group, 882 cases (23.66%). 3) Infectious and parasitic disease were the most frequent(36.29%), followed by respiratory tract diseas©(17.33%) and neonatal disease(8.29%).4)Major leading causes of hospitalization were diarrheal disease(ll. 64%), convulsion (6.41%), acute bronchiolitis, lomerulonephritis and pneumonia in the order of frequency. 5)Total deaths were 179 cases and the mortality rate was 4.59%, of which 4.38% was male, 4.76% was female. 6)Ten major leading causes of deaths were septicemia, convulsion, tuberculous' meningitis, congenital heart disease, leukemia, bacillary dysentery, neonatal tetanus, Reye syndrom pneumonia and brain tumor. 7)There was gradual increase in the number of inpatients but no significant change in the distribtftions of diseases and leading causes of admission during the past 10 years.
Key Words: Statistical observation, Pediatric inpatients


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