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Table 3 Median HIV inpatient admissions in Portugal by NUTS II region and year

From: HIV disease burden, cost, and length of stay in Portuguese hospitals from 2000 to 2010: a cross-sectional study

NUTS II / Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Total % Change (2000–2010)
Norte, N 1,191 1,274 1,356 1,298 1,327 1,473 1,384 1,374 1,294 1,208 1,139 14,318 −4.4
Median LOS 12 11 11 12 13 12 10 11 10 9 9 10.9 −25
% Death 19.1 17.7 17.6 16.4 15.4 15.3 11.7 13.8 12.8 13.5 11.4 15.0 −40.1
Centro, N 415 449 563 552 528 565 539 535 604 536 546 5,832 31.6
Median LOS 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 11 10 10 9 10.4 −18.2
% Death 10.1 9.4 12.4 8.9 10.8 11.3 14.8 11.2 7.3 7.5 7.7 10.1 −24.0
Lisbon, N 3,511 3,412 3,319 3,366 3,237 3,020 2,908 2,712 2,609 2,226 2,272 32,592 −35.3
Median LOS 12 12 12 11 12 12 12 11 12 11 11 11.6 −8.3
% Death 14.5 16.1 15.0 15.7 15.3 15.2 14.5 13.8 14.2 14.4 15.0 14.9 3.4
Alentejo, N 76 100 103 132 111 143 137 129 114 98 91 1,234 19.7
Median LOS 11 10 13 11 12 10 9 9 11 10 9 10.4 −18.2
% Death 17.1 12.0 24.3 15.2 22.5 16.8 17.5 17.1 19.3 19.4 23.1 18.4 34.9
Algarve, N 266 315 313 280 265 290 246 339 273 258 206 3,051 −22.6
Median LOS 12 12 11 10 11 12 12 11 11 14 13 11.7 8.3
% Death 8.3 10.2 12.1 14.6 12.8 14.1 12.2 11.2 14.3 14.3 12.6 12.4 52.6
Total, N 5,459 5,550 5,654 5,628 5,468 5,491 5,214 5,089 4,894 4,326 4,254 57,027 −22.1
Median LOS 11.5 11.2 11.6 11.0 11.8 11.2 8.0 10.6 10.8 10.8 10.2 11.0 −8.9
% Death 14.9 15.5 15.4 15.1 14.9 14.8 13.8 13.4 13.1 13.4 13.1 14.4 −11.7
  1. NUTS II = Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics II; LOS = length of stay.