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Figure 3. Most Common Reasons for Hospital Stays, by Body System

Chart showing the number of discharges and reasons for discharge for male and female patients by body system. Go to Text Description below for details.

Figure 3. Most Common Reasons for Hospital Stays, by Body System* (Text Description)

Female patients:
Pregnancy and childbirth: 4,400.
Circulatory: 3,018.
Respiratory: 1,670.
Digestive: 1,575.
Musculoskeletal: 1,463.
Nervous: 1,010.
Reproductive: 974.
Mental disorders: 659.
Kidney and urinary tract: 586.
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic: 569.
Hepatobiliary and pancreas: 554.
Alcohol/drug abuse: 138.

Male patients:
Circulatory: 3,206.
Respiratory: 1,380.
Digestive: 1,223.
Musculoskeletal: 1,072.
Nervous: 856.
Reproductive: 229.
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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