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Table 2 Number of outpatient visits and inpatient admissions by level of health institution in China (2002-2010)

From: Controlling cost escalation of healthcare: making universal health coverage sustainable in China

Year Total population (100,000,000) Total Hospitals Community health centres Township health centres
   Total OP
visits
(100,000,000)
Total IP admissions
(10,000)
OP
(100,000,000)
IP
(10,000)
OP
(100,000,000)
IP
(10,000)
OP
(100,000,000)
IP
(10,000)
2002 12.85 21.45 5,991 12.43 3,997   11 7.1 1,625
2003 12.92 20.96 6,092 12.13 4,159 0.38 10 6.91 1,608
2004 13.00 22.03 6,669 13.05 4,668 0.46 15 7.03 1,621
2005 13.08 23.05 7,184 13.87 5,108 0.59 27 6.79 1,622
2006 13.14 24.47 7,906 14.71 5,562 0.83 44 7.25 1,858
2007 13.21 33.32 9,827 16.38 6,487 2.26 107 7.59 2,662
2008 13.28 35.3 11,483 17.81 7,392 2.57 141 8.62 3,355
2009 13.35 54.88 13,256 19.22 8,488 3.77 225 8.77 3,808
2010 13.40 58.4 14,174 20.4 9,524     
  1. Source of Data: The Chinese Ministry of Health: China Health Statistics Yearbook of 2010. Beijing: 2010