Field is currently retired.
409,987 items are available, covering 409,987 participants.
Units of measurement are records.
- There are 346 distinct values.
- Mean = 6.70464
- Std.dev = 15.794
- 12574 items above graph maximum of 27
This field indicates (for each participant) the number of in-patient Health Episode Statistics (HES) records in the UKB repository which contain "Destination on discharge from hospital" information. Participants with zero records are not itemised.
Destination on discharge identifies whether a patient was due to return to their usual place of residence on leaving hospital, or whether they were due to go elsewhere.
In order to conduct analyses using this information, researchers must include this data-field in their application, however access will be given in-situ rather than as a download.
Note that the original information was obtained from a variety of external sources, some of which used overlapping and contradictory coding schemes. The values in this field can therefore only be interpreted when the source of each item is known (see Field 41252) using the source-specific codings Data-Coding 205, Data-Coding 247 and Data-Coding 255. It is recommended that the re-coded Field 41248 is used instead of this one.
1 Related Data-Fields
|41211||Destinations on discharge from hospi ...||Current Field enumerates the episode data used to derive Field 41211|
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