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Table 6 Mode of hospital discharge after poisonings in the 2009–2011 period

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

Mode of hospital discharge Year 2009–2011 (% of column)
2009 (% of column) 2010 (% of column) 2011 (% of column)
Discharge without further referral 13,664 (31.5%) 13,458 (30.9%) 12,550 (31.5%) 39,672 (31.3%)
Referral to outpatient care 19,128 (44.1%) 19,165 (44%) 16,317 (41%) 54,610 (43.1%)
Referral to further hospitalization 4606 (10.6%) 5140 (11.8%) 5641 (14.2%) 15,387 (12.1%)
Discharge against medical advice 5506 (12.7%) 5137 (11.8%) 4452 (11.2%) 15,095 (12%)
Leaving hospital without discharge 0 (0%) 38 (0.1%) 250 (0.6%) 288 (0.2%)
Death 491 (1.1%) 580 (1.3%) 609 (1.5%) 1680 (1.3%)
Other/unspecified 1 (0.002%) 59 (0.1%) 24 (0.1%) 84 (0.1%)
Total number of hospitalizations 43,396 (100%) 43,577 (100%) 39,843 (100%) 126,816 (100%)