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Table 3 Unjustified and sometimes justified hospitalization rates (2014 to 2016)

From: Measuring medically unjustified hospitalizations in Switzerland

Age (Years) Pro- gram- med Eligible stays   Unjustified stays Sometimes justified stays
All hospitals Reference hospitals Surplus All hospitals Reference hospitals Surplus
01-16 no 37,234 33.4% 32.1% 478 26.1% 25.2% 344
01-16 yes 5,685 46.4% 40.7% 322 21.4% 20.8% 33
16-50 no 158,202 26.1% 22.7% 5,271 26.4% 23.5% 4,622
16-50 yes 32,081 33.6% 27.4% 1,979 28.0% 27.3% 231
51-70 no 173,053 19.1% 16.2% 5,019 23.2% 19.8% 5,843
51-70 yes 37,443 29.8% 25.1% 1,750 27.6% 25.6% 749
71-80 no 139,520 11.0% 9.2% 2,459 23.2% 19.2% 5,538
71-80 yes 25,568 18.1% 15.9% 567 28.7% 24.6% 1,036
> 80 no 190,536 6.7% 5.4% 2,463 20.8% 16.6% 8,013
> 80 yes 23,774 10.7% 8.9% 438 25.3% 20.5% 1,139
Global 823,096 17.8% 15.3% 20,744 24.0% 20.6% 27,547
(proportion)     (2.52%)    (3.35%)