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Figure 9. Hospital Discharges

Pie chart showing what happens to patients when they are discharged from the hospital. Text description is shown below.

Routine discharges: 76.8%
Long-term care and other facilities: 10.8%
Home health care: 6.7%
In-hospital deaths: 2.5%
Another short-term hospital: 2.5%
Again medical advice: 0.8%

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