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PREFERRED TERM
Average length of stay
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Average length of stay (ALOS) is computed by dividing the number of hospital days (or bed-days or in-patient days) from the date of admission in an in-patient institution (date of discharge minus date of admission) by the number of discharges (including deaths) during the year.

DESCRIPTION
  • Average length of stay (ALOS) is computed by dividing the number of hospital days (or bed-days or in-patient days) from the date of admission in an in-patient institution (date of discharge minus date of admission) by the number of discharges (including deaths) during the year.

IDENTIFIER
  • averageLengthOfStay

TITLE
  • Average length of stay

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/HealthServicesTypeValue/averageLengthOfStay
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Health Services Type