Presentation on theme: "Injuries in the Barren River District Barren River District Health Department Safe Communities Project."— Presentation transcript:
Injuries in the Barren River District Barren River District Health Department Safe Communities Project
Injuries in the Barren River District During 2001, 21,438 Barren River District residents sought care for treatment of injuries from area hospital emergency departments. Counties in the Barren River District are Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Simpson and Warren. Participating hospitals include: TJ Samson Community Hospital; The Medical Centers at Bowling Green, Franklin and Scottsville; Greenview Regional Hospital; and Logan Memorial Hospital.
Hospital Charges Note: Hospital Charges data was not available for 6,120 patients.
Patients by County of Residence Warren 48% Simpson 4% Metcalfe 4% Logan 15% Hart 3% Edmonson 4% Butler 4% Barren 19% The first quarter of 2001 from The Medical Center at Franklin was not available and is not included in this database.
Discharge Status 93% of patients were discharged to home/self- care. 311 (1.5%) were transferred to another hospital for inpatient care. 499 (2.3%) were discharged to a skilled nursing home or an intermediate care facility. 64 patients died from their injuries.
Time of Admission 11PM-5AM 11% 6AM-8AM 7% Unknown 8% 7PM-10PM 23% 5PM-6PM 12% 9AM-4PM 39%