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  • Preliminary material (295K PDF)
    • Title and verso pages
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • Foreword
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Hospitals at a glance
  • Sections
    1. Introduction (148K PDF)
    2. Overview of Australian hospitals (234K PDF; 181K XLS tables and figures) Note 8
    3. Public hospital establishments (203K PDF; 85K XLS tables and figures) Note 6
    4. Hospital performance indicators (352K PDF; 369K XLS tables and figures)
    5. Waiting times for elective surgery (195K PDF; 153K XLS tables and figures)
    6. Administrative data for admitted patients (317K PDF; 238K XLS tables and figures)
    7. Demographic profile for admitted patients (307K PDF; 302K XLS tables and figures)
    8. Principal diagnoses for admitted patients (309K PDF; 598K XLS tables and figures)
    9. Procedures for admitted patients ( 439K PDF; 389K XLS tables and figures) Note 3
    10. External causes for admitted patients (249K PDF; 151K XLS tables and figures)
    11. Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups for admitted patients (317K PDF; 286K XLS tables and figures) 9
  • End matter

Additional appendixes

Data used for figures

  • Principal diagnoses for admitted patients
    (Supplementary tables 699K XLS)
    • Table S8.1: Selected separation statistics for all principal diagnoses in 3-character ICD-10-AM groupings, public hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S8.2: Selected separation statistics for all principal diagnoses in 3-character ICD-10-AM groupings, private hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S8.3: Separations for males, by age group and principal diagnosis in ICD-10-AM groupings, all hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S8.4: Separations for females, by age group and principal diagnosis in ICD-10-AM groupings, all hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
  • Procedures for admitted patients (Supplementary tables 588K XLS)
    • Table S9.1: Selected separation statistics for procedures in ICD-10-AM blocks, public hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S9.2: Selected separation statistics for procedures in ICD-10-AM blocks, private hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S9.3: Separations for males, by age group and procedure in ICD-10-AM groupings, all hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S9.4: Separations for females, by age group and procedure in ICD-10-AM groupings, all hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
  • Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups for admitted patients
    (Supplementary tables 1.46M Zip or 3.8M XLS part 1)Note 1, 3, 4, 7, 9
    • Table S11.1: Selected separations by Major Diagnostic Category version 4.2 and medical/surgical/other partition, public hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.2: Selected separations by Major Diagnostic Category version 4.2 and medical/surgical/other partition, private hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.3: Separations by Major Diagnostic Category version 4.2 and medical/surgical/other partition, public hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03
    • Table S11.4: Separations by Major Diagnostic Category version 4.2 and medical/surgical/other partition, private hospitals, states and territories,2002-03
    • Table S11.5: Selected separations for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of overnight separations, public hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.6: Selected separations for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of overnight separations, private hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.7: Selected separations for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of same day separations, public hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.8: Selected separations for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of same day separations, private hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.9: Selected separations for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of separations, private free-standing hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.10: Selected separations for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of separations, public psychiatric hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.11: Separations for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of separations, public hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03
    • Table S11.12: Separations for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of separations, private hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03
    • Table S11.13: Average length of stay (days) for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of separations, public hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03
    • Table S11.14: Average length of stay (days) for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of separations, private hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03
    • Table S11.15: Separations for males for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of hospital separations, by age group, all hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.16: Separations for females for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the highest number of hospital separations, by age group, all hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.17: Separations for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the largest changes in the numbers of separations in the public or private sectors, 1998-99 to 2002-03
    • Table S11.18: Separations for the 30 AR-DRGs version 4.2 with the largest changes in the numbers of separations, by patient election status, 1998-99 to 2002-03
    • Table S11.19: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, public hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.20: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, private hospitals, Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.21: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, public hospitals, New South Wales, 2002-03
    • Table S11.22: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, private hospitals, New South Wales, 2002-03 (tables will be provided as soon as possible
    • Table S11.23: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, public hospitals, Victoria, 2002-03
    • Table S11.24: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, private hospitals, Victoria, 2002-03 (tables will be provided as soon as possible)
    • Table S11.25: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, public hospitals, Queensland, 2002-03
    • Table S11.26: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, private hospitals, Queensland, 2002-03 (tables will be provided as soon as possible)
    • Table S11.27: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, public hospitals, Western Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.28: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, private hospitals, Western Australia, 2002-03 ( tables will be provided as soon as possible)
    • Table S11.29: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, public hospitals, South Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.31: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, public hospitals, Tasmania, 2002-03
    • Table S11.32: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, public hospitals, Australian Capital Territory, 2002-03
    • Table S11.33: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 4.2, public hospitals, Northern Territory, 2002-03 Note 1
    • Table S11.34: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, public hospitals, New South Wales, 2002-03
    • Table S11.35: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, private hospitals, New South Wales, 2002-03
    • Table S11.36: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, public hospitals, Victoria, 2002-03
    • Table S11.37: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, private hospitals, Victoria, 2002-03
    • Table S11.38: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, public hospitals, Queensland, 2002-03
    • Table S11.39: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, private hospitals, Queensland, 2002-03
    • Table S11.40: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, public hospitals, Western Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.41: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, private hospitals, Western Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.42: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, public hospitals, South Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.43: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, private hospitals, South Australia, 2002-03
    • Table S11.44: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, public hospitals, Tasmania, 2002-03
    • Table S11.45: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, public hospitals, Australian Capital Territory, 2002-03
    • Table S11.46: Selected separation and cost statistics for all AR-DRGs version 5.0, public hospitals, Northern Territory, 2002-03

Excel tables with additional data to that presented in the PDF version

The following tables are presented by 10-year age groups in the PDF version of the tables and by 5-year age groups in the excel version of the tables.

  • Demographic profile for admitted patients Age group and sex
    • Table 7.1: Separations, by age group and sex, all hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03
    • Table 7.2: Separations, by age group and sex, public hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03
    • Table 7.3: Separations, by age group and sex, private hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03
    • Table 7.4: Patient days, by age group and sex, all hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03
    • Table 7.5: Patient days, by age group and sex, public hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03
    • Table 7.6: Patient days, by age group and sex, private hospitals, states and territories, 2002-03

Notes on updates and corrections

The current version of the publication is presented above.

Previous versions of files that have been updated or corrected are presented below.

  1. Tables S11.32 and S11.34 in Appendix 1 "List of tables" have not been published for for confidentiality reasons. Tables S11.33 and S11.35 in Appendix 1 are presented under the heading "Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups for admitted patients" as tables S11.32 and S11.33.
  2. 20040628: Table 6.9 correction to table
  3. 20040819: Update to tables within section 9 and supplementary tables Section 11.
    • Sections
      1. Procedures for admitted patients (386K XLS tables and figures)
  4. 20041105: Chapter 11 Supplement tables update is to provide additional state and territory tables by AR-DRG version 5.0, and to provide Tables S11.17 and S11.18 which were not supplied previously.
  5. 20050121: Selected tables in Chapters 2, 3, 4, 6, 9 and 11 and Appendix 3 and 4 updated to incorporate:
    • updated South Australian and Queensland morbidity data
    • updated New South Wales Establishments data
    • ABS Private Health Establishments Collection data 2002-03
    • new cost weight data released by the Department of Health and Ageing
  6. 20050223: Update to table 3.3 within section 3.
  7. 20050705: Please note that Chapter 11 Supplementary tables contain 2001-02 cost weight data and does not include the Queensland morbidity data update. Chapter 11 Supplementary tables will be replaced shortly with the relevant cost weights for 2002-03 and Queensland data updates.
  8. 20050718: The time series tables for chapter 2 have been updated with the hidden columns containing old data removed.
    1. Chapter 2 - 20050121 Update: (181K XLS tables)
  9. 20051216: Tables 11.1 to 11.18 and Tables S11.1 to S11.46 have been updated using 2002-03 cost weights. These tables are therefore different to those presented in the PDF version as 2002-03 cost weights were not available at the time of printing so 2001-02 cost weights were used.