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Specialist health service2018



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Specialist health service, main figures1
20172018Change in per cent
2016 - 20172017 - 2018
1Figures for discharges in 2018 for mental health care and drug treatment were updated 17.9.2019
2The figures are in current prices.
3From 2017 the health enterprises are entitled to VAT refund. Hence, expences (and revenues) are reduced compared to previous years.
4As of 2018, outpatient consultations from contracted medical specialists are included in the figures.
5Due to change in method in estimation of man-years as of 2018, changes must be interpreted with caution.
Specialist health service
Expenses (NOK million)23140 124144 185-13
Expences per inhabitant (NOK)2326 50027 10022
Beds18 99618 737-1-1
Discharges1853 108846 807-1-1
Bed-days5 586 9245 474 010-5-2
Out-patient consultations49 364 29111 792 646626
Day cases421 246406 6642-3
Man-years5114 007114 0281.00.0

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