Chronic liver disease: morbidity

The Excel file CLD patient rates - Scotland, overall and by sex (45kb) shows the trends in chronic liver disease (CLD) patient discharges by European age standardised rates (EASRs) in Scotland, between 1982 and 2012, overall and by sex. In summary:

  • In Scotland, in 2012/13, the CLD patient discharge rate among men was 63.24 per 100 000 population, compared to 55.25 per 100 000 in women.
  • Between 2011/12 and 2012/13, the patient discharge rate among women increased (from 51.45 to 55.25 per 100 000 population) and fell slightly in men (from 64.82 to 63.24 per 100 000 population)
  • Between 1982/83 and 2012/13, there has been an approximate three-fold increase in CLD patient discharge rates (from 17.83 to 59.25 per 100 000 population)
  • CLD patient discharge rates have more than doubled since 1998/99 (28.52 per 100 000 population in 1998/99 to 59.25 per 100 000 population in 2012/12)

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