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Revista de Saúde Pública

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Abstract

ROCHA, Juan Stuardo Yazlle. Hospital mortality and morbidity in Ribeirão Preto, State of S. Paulo (Brazil), 1972. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1977, vol.11, n.2, pp. 214-228. ISSN 0034-8910.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101977000200006.

Hospital Morbidity and Mortality in general hospital beds' demands from the county of Ribeirão Preto in 1972 were studied. The main groups by frequency and hospital beds' utilization were: XI - Complications of Pregnacy, Childbirth, and Puerperium, VIII - Diseases of the Respiratory System, VII - Disease of the Circulatory System, XVII - Accidents, Poisonings, and Violence, IX - Disease of the Digestive System and X - Disease of the Genitourinary System. These groups were responsible for almost sixty per cent of hospital beds' utilization. The main groups in hospitalar death cases were: VII Disease of the Circulatory System, II - Neoplasms, VIII - Disease of the Respiratory System, I - Infective and Parasitic Disease, XV - Certain Causes of Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality, XVII - Accidents, Poisonings, and Violence.

Keywords : Morbidity; Mortality; Hospitalization [demand]; Hospital medical assistance.

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