Admissions: Top 10 Reasons for Being Admitted to Hospital

These are the statistics on the most common reasons for hospital admission in Singapore.

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Top 10 Reasons for Hospitalisation in Singapore


 2016
2017
2018
Total No. of Discharges ('000)  569.2 593.8611.9
% of Total Discharges   
1. Accident, poisoning and violence
[ICD10AM : S00-T98]
8.3
8.4
8.6
2. Cancer
[ICD10AM : C00-C96]
5.9
5.9
5.8
3. Pneumonia
[ICD10AM : J12-J18]
3.2
3.3
3.2 
4. Ischaemic heart diseases
[ICD10AM : I20-I25]
3.1
3.2
3.1 
5. Intestinal infectious diseases
[ICD10AM: A00-A09]
2.8 2.6 2.7 
6. Other heart diseases
[ICD10AM: I00-I09, I26-I52]
2.5
2.5
2.5 
7. Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
[ICD10AM : L00-L08]
2.1
2.1
2.3
8. Diabetes mellitus
[ICD10AM : E10-E14]
1.7
1.8
2.1
9. Cerebrovascular diseases (including stroke)
[ICD10AM : I60-I69]
1.8
1.9 2.0
10. Acute upper respiratory infections 
[ICD10AM : J00-J06]
1.9
2.1
1.9

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