Health and health care in 2016

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Date of publication: 29.12.2017
Frequency of publication: annual edition

Results of the survey on the health condition of the population of Poland, and surveys concerning the infrastructure and functioning of the health care system, conducted under the Polish Official Statistics. In the case of the health condition of the population – information, among others, on the incidence of selected diseases (e.g. infectious diseases, malignant tumours, and mental disorders) and reasons for hospitalization. In the case of healthcare
infrastructure – information, among others, on the condition and operations of companies running healthcare activities, as well as medical practices, medical staff, including persons having the right to practise the profession and working directly with patients, entities conducting healthcare activities, with regard to in-patient and outpatient healthcare infrastructure, pharmacies, first aid and emergency medical services, and also occupational health services. Basic characteristics describing these facilities, e.g. types of entities, the number of beds, ambulances, the number of cases of medical advice, persons treated, length of stay in hospital wards. In addition, selected data on public expenses on
health care in 2016 and results of the National Health Account in 2015. Apart from the tabular part: the survey results synthesis, methodological remarks, explanation of terms used in the study, a graphic presentation of the described phenomena.

By: voivodships, powiats, sex, age groups of patients, types of entities, types of benefits