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Hospital admissions for dog bites and reconstructive surgery

Date published:
24 February 2020

Request received

A count of finished consultant episodes with an external cause code of bitten or struck by a dog for the years 2007-08 to 2018-19.

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Summary

In response to a media request for data relating to dog bites and reconstructive surgery, we have provided:

  1. A count of finished admission episodes (FAEs) with an external cause code of bitten or struck by a dog, 2007-08 to 2018-19.
  2. A count of finished admission episodes (FAEs )with an external cause code of bitten or struck by a dog, with a main or secondary operative procedure for repair/closure of skin and reconstruction surgery by age group, 2007-08 to 2018-19

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Last edited: 6 March 2020 2:32 pm