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Table 1 Baseline forecast results for inpatient stays and days

From: Impact of shortened length of stay for delivery on the required bed capacity in maternity services: results from forecast analysis on administrative data

  2014 2020 2025 Abs. difference 2014–2025 Rel. difference 2014–2025
Total inpatient stays 1,851,612 1,958,563 2,072,756 221,144 11.9%
Total stays in maternity beds 147,547 150,871 153,267 5720 3.88%
 APR-DRG 540 26,144 28,400 30,130 3986 15.2%
 APR-DRG 541 346 337 323 −23 −6.6%
 APR-DRG 542 272 260 249 −23 −8.5%
 APR-DRG 560 95,801 96,687 97,268 1467 1.5%
 Other APR-DRGs 24,984 25,187 25,297 313 1.3%
Total inpatient days 12,906,895 12,446,613 12,268,831 − 638,064 −4.9%
Total days in maternity beds 650,302 591,060 539,958 − 110,344 −17.0
 APR-DRG 540 158,551 148,570 138,679 −19,872 − 12.5%
 APR-DRG 541 1793 1532 1339 − 454 −25.3%
 APR-DRG 542 1438 1235 1087 − 351 − 24.4%
 APR-DRG 560 391,268 350,357 316,330 − 74,938 − 19.2%
 Other APR-DRGs 97,252 89,366 82,523 − 14,729 −15.1
Maternity beds 2545 2313 2113 − 432 −17.0%
  1. APR-DRG 540 ‘Caesarean Delivery’, APR-DRG 541 ‘Vaginal Delivery with Sterilization and/or Dilatation and Curettage’, APR-DRG 542 ‘Vaginal Delivery with Complicating Procedure except Sterilization and/or Dilatation and Curettage’, APR-DRG 560 ‘Vaginal Delivery’