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Table 1 Demographics

From: Epidemiology of Achilles tendon surgery in Italy: a nationwide registry study, from 2001 through 2015

  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 TOTAL  
Total Population 56,993,742 57,321,070 57,888,245 58,462,375 58,751,711 59,131,287 59,619,290 59,942,270 60,340,328 60,516,381 59,394,207 59,685,227 60,782,668 60,795,612 60,665,551 890,289,964  
N° of Hospitalizations 6831 7190 7347 7285 7351 8083 8077 8139 8312 8456 8347 8214 8427 8388 8205 118,652  
Male 5621 6003 6018 5971 5987 6664 6693 6707 6848 7100 7001 6829 7025 6988 6921 98,376  
Female 1210 1186 1329 1314 1363 1418 1384 1432 1462 1356 1346 1385 1402 1400 1284 20,271  
Male/Female Ratio 4.65 5.06 4.53 4.54 4.39 4.70 4.84 4.68 4.68 5.24 5.20 4.93 5.01 4.99 5.39 4,85  
Region of Hospitalization
North 3567 3705 3830 3884 3800 4254 4203 4248 4353 4231 4301 4203 4503 4449 4329 61,860 52.1%
Centre 1391 1400 1467 1470 1472 1637 1623 1597 1752 1833 1818 1784 1719 1765 1768 24,496 20.6%
South 1873 2093 2050 1931 2079 2192 2251 2294 2207 2392 2228 2227 2205 2174 2108 32,304 27.2%
Domicile of hospitalised Patients
From the North 3445 3573 3703 3737 3670 4099 4052 4100 4222 4103 4142 4100 4374 4304 4160 59,784 51.2%
From the Centre 1366 1367 1453 1446 1455 1611 1606 1578 1734 1811 1784 1738 1695 1747 1776 24,167 20.7%
From the South 1900 2123 2073 1986 2091 2211 2276 2314 2230 2439 2296 2252 2234 2233 2138 32,796 28.1%
N° of Hospitalizations per 100,000 inhabitants 11.77 12.32 12.49 12.26 12.28 13.40 13.31 13.31 13.57 13.78 13.84 13.55 13.66 13.63 13.31 13.10  
of the North 13.46 13.85 14.18 14.11 13.75 15.26 14.93 14.96 15.30 14.78 15.23 14.97 15.74 15.48 14.99 14.73  
of the Centre 12.54 12.47 13.08 12.88 12.87 13.98 13.78 13.40 14.61 15.15 15.39 14.88 14.04 14.45 14.72 13.88  
of the South 9.26 10.33 10.03 9.57 10.07 10.65 10.93 11.09 10.68 11.66 11.14 10.92 10.68 10.68 10.26 10.53  
Public Hospitalizations per 100,000 inhabitants 11.733 12.297 12.365 12.105 12.257 13.370 13.221 13.234 13.401 13.654 13.730 13.424 13.563 13.445 13.119   
Private Hospitalizations per 100.000 inhabitants 0.247 0.253 0.325 0.354 0.255 0.299 0.327 0.344 0.365 0.314 0.317 0.333 0.301 0.350 0.401   
Hospitalization lenght (days) 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0