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Table 1 Population, otorhinolaryngological units and hospital beds, number of tonsillectomies (T), adenotonsillectomies (T+A), adenoidectomies (A) performed on children aged 2–9, years 2004–2006.

From: Variability of adenoidectomy/tonsillectomy rates among children of the Veneto Region, Italy

  Min Max Median
Total population 74908 453216 206002
Population 2–9 yrs 4292 33935 14726
% non-Italians, age class 2–9 yrs 4% 16% 9%
n. otorhinolaryngological units 1 3 1
Total hospital beds available in otorhinolaryngological units 10 44 21
T (2–9 yrs) 10 97 35
T+A (2–9 yrs) 116 684 254
A (2–9 yrs) 65 872 389
  1. Median and range across Local Health Units of the Veneto Region.