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Figure 3. Most Common Reasons for Hospital Stays, by Body System
Figure 3. Most Common Reasons for Hospital Stays, by Body System* (Text Description)
Pregnancy and childbirth: 4,400.
Mental disorders: 659.
Kidney and urinary tract: 586.
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic: 569.
Hepatobiliary and pancreas: 554.
Alcohol/drug abuse: 138.
Mental disorders: 524.
Kidney and urinary tract: 521.
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic: 357.
Hepatobiliary and pancreas: 426.
Alcohol/drug abuse: 303.
* Note: Number of discharges are in thousands.
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