Epidemiological Study of the Characteristics of Chronic Inpatients in¡¦ Four Taipei Municipal Hospitals (1)

1989 Vol.5 NO.7

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The purposes of the study are to describe the epidemiological characteristics of the chronic inpatients in the Taipei municipal general hospitals and to investigate into the factors affecting the hospital stay days (HSD) of these patients. Four types of patients, namely: Diabetes mellitus (DM), coronary heart disease (CHD). high blood pressure (HBP). and cerebrovascular disease (CVA) in four municipal hospitals. Chunghsing. Hoping, Jenai. and Yangming, who are registered in Taipei City and were discharged between I January and 31 December 1987 have been selected for follow-up and study.