European Hospital Morbidity Database
World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe
The Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB) contains hospital discharge data by detailed diagnosis, age and sex, which were submitted by European countries to the WHO Regional Office for Europe.
HMDB is a tool for the analysis and international comparison of morbidity and hospital activity patterns in countries.
The main diagnosis or reason for the hospital admission is coded using one of the three following disease coding systems:
The data presented are as provided by countries and may contain some coding errors or be effected by specific national practices of applying ICD codes for certain reasons of hospitalization.
Last updated: OCTOBER 2012