Category 2001
Admission and discharge - Hospital in-patient - Health-related outcomes

Description

This category contains data relating to hospital admissions and discharges. Including: admission and discharge dates, length of hospital stay, the method by which a patient is admitted to and discharged from hospital, waiting time for the hospital admission, type of care given, etc.

For an overview of the data stored across all Episodes for a particular data-field, please access the Summary Information (admission and discharge) sub-category. These data-fields list for each participant all the distinct values for that data-field in the inpatient data. These fields are supplied as part of a standard UK Biobank dataset.

To conduct detailed analyses on the in-patient hospital data, researchers will require data-fields from the Spell and Episode Data (admission and discharge) sub-category. Including data-fields from this category in a basket of variables will give: