413,647 items are available, covering 413,647 participants.
Units of measurement are records.
- There are 346 distinct values.
- Mean = 6.78347
- Std.dev = 15.822
- 12909 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 "Method of discharge from hospital" information. Participants with zero records are not itemised.
Method of discharge from hospital identifies how a patient was discharged i.e. whether this was on clinical advice, the patient died in hospital or the patient discharged themselves.
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. This field has been re-coded to remove such data conflicts (the original data equivalent is available as Field 41102).
There are no tabulations involving field 41238.
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