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Malignant neoplasms, 2015

14 DECEMBER 2017

Data for 2015 incidence of malignant neoplasms is published in the Health Statistics and Health Research Database and also figures for 2000-2014 are renewed.

In 2015, the total number of new diagnosis of malignant neoplasms was 8662. Malignant neoplasm of prostate accounted for the largest share among men, followed by malignant neoplasm of lung. Among women, malignant neoplasms of skin (other than melanoma) and breast are the most frequent.

Over 60% of malignant neoplasms new cases were diagnosed among people who were 65 years and older.



Acute myocardial infarction, 2016

13 DECEMBER 2017

Statistics about acute myocardial infarction morbidity, hospitalized patients, also patients' risk factors and treatment quality indicators of 2016 is available in database. The data source is Estonian Myocardial Infarction Registry.



Health care providers' revenues, costs and fixed assets 2016

22 NOVEMBER 2017

Data on health care providers’ revenues, costs and fixed assets in 2016 were published in the Health Statistics and Health Research Database. Data is available also by Hospital Master Plan hospitals.

86% of the health care providers closed the financial year with a positive result in 2016. Previous years showed similar results: 87% in 2015 and 85% in 2014.

Funding from the Estonian Health Insurance Fund comprises the largest share, namely 68% of all the health care providers’ revenues.

The share of labor costs in operating expenses has steadily increased in recent years reaching 53% in 2016.



Drug treatment data 2016

27 NOVEMBER 2017

Data for drug treatment in 2016 were published in the Health Statistics and Health Research Database.



Tuberculosis treatment outcome 2014–2016

21 NOVEMBER 2017

The data of tuberculosis treatment outcome in 2016 is updated in Health statistics and health research database. Also updated data of multidrug-resistance (MDR) tuberculosis treatment outcome for 2014–2016 is available.