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Table 4 Number of admissions of acutely poisoned patients in the years 2009–2011, stratified by sex and place of treatment (Emergency Department vs. hospitalization)

From: Poisonings in Poland reported to the Polish National Health Fund in the years 2009–2011

Data category Year 2009–2011
2009 2010 2011
M F Total M F Total M F Total M F Total
All admissions 55,910 29,481 85,391 55,042 30,181 85,223 54,698 29,079 83,777 165,650 88,741 254,391
Cases treated solely in an Emergency Department (% of column) 31,969 (57.2%) 10,026 (34%) 41,995 (49.2%) 31,494 (57.2%) 10,152 (33.6%) 41,646 (48.9%) 33,326 (60,9%) 10,608 (36.5%) 43,934 (52.4%) 96,789 (58.4%) 30,786 (34.7%) 127,575 (50.1%)
Hospitalizations (% of column) 23,941 (42.8%) 19,455 (66%) 43,396 (50.8%) 23,548 (42.8%) 20,029 (66.4%) 43,577 (51.1%) 21,372 (39.1%) 18,471 (63.5%) 39,843 (47.6%) 68,861 (41.6%) 57,955 (65.3%) 126,816 (49.9%)