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Activities of Irish psychiatric units and hospitals 2016.

Creator:

Antoinette Daly, Sarah Craig

Subject Keywords: Hospital Admission
Topic: Mental Health
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Description:

Summary figures from 2016

  • There was an equal proportion of male and female admissions.
  • The 20–24 years age group had the highest rate of admission, at 549.4 per 100,000 of the population. This was followed by the 65–74 years age group at 547.2. 
  • The lowest rate of admissions was among 25-34 year olds at 434.9 per 100,000.
  • The 18–19 years age group had the highest rate of first admissions, at 300.2 per 100,000.
  • Almost 6 in 10 of all admissions were single people.
  • Married persons accounted for 25% of all admissions, widowed accounted for 4%, divorced accounted for 4% also. 
  • While divorced people accounted for only 4% of all admissions, they had the highest rate of all admissions at 764.5 per 100,000.
  • Almost 41% of all admissions in 2016 were unemployed.
  • Homeless people accounted for 271 admissions of in 2016. Seventy-three per cent were male and 82% were single.

Date:

01/07/2017

DOI:

10.14655/11971-1102281

Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

Antoinette Daly, Sarah Craig. (2017) Activities of Irish psychiatric units and hospitals 2016. [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/1102281 [Accessed: 22nd February 2019].

  

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