Table 2

Acute admissions to the different levels of care
RS HSS Nursing homes Sum
Municipality n (%) Per 1000 inhabitants n (%) Per 1000 inhabitants n (%) Per 1000 inhabitants n (%) Per 1000 inhabitants Corrected for HCNI
A 80 (91) 80 3 (3) 3 5 (6) 5 88 (100) 88 75
B 336 (88) 98 23 (6) 7 24 (6)* 7 383 (100) 111 104
C 336 (87) 73 41 (11) 9 8 (2)* 2 385 (100) 84 81
D 115 (88) 54 5 (4) 2 11 (8) 5 131 (100) 61 69
E 292 (71) 62 90 (22) 19 28 (7) 6 410 (100) 87 83
F 284 (75) 64 44 (11) 10 52 (14) 12 380 (100) 85 83
Hallingdal 1443 (81) 71 206 (12) 10 128 (7) 6 1777 (100) 87

Acute admissions of residents in each municipality in Hallingdal described as the annual average, percentage distribution and admissions per 1000 inhabitants to Ringerike Sykehus (RS), Hallingdal Sjukestugu (HSS) and local nursing homes for 2010–11. The total number of admissions per 1000 inhabitants was corrected for the Health Care Needs Index (HCNI) [8] (see Table 1). * Estimated figures.

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