ABOUT THIS RELEASE
Australian Hospital Statistics 2002-03 is the tenth of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's annual summary reports describing the characteristics and activity of Australian hospitals. Detailed information is presented on hospital care and hospitals in 2002-03, along with summaries of changes over time, and comparisons between public and private hospitals. The report is based largely on data in the Institute's National Hospital Morbidity Database, the National Public Hospital Establishments Database and the National Elective Surgery Waiting Times Data Collection, which are compiled each year with the assistance of the state and territory health authorities.
This is an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) product, to obtain this product please go to the AIHW website.