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Table 4 Number of discharges by liver disease categories and sex in 2008

From: An observational study of the direct costs related to hospital admissions, mortality and premature death associated with liver disease in Portugal

Disease category Disease subcategory Number of discharges % of all discharges Discharge ratio male:female
Viral hepatitis All 674 6.4 2.0
HBV 210 2.0 2.1
HCV 386 3.7 2.4
Cirrhosis All 4769 45.4 3.0
Alcoholic cirrhosis 4053 38.6 3.5
Non-alcoholic cirrhosis 716 6.8 1.4
HCC 1127 10.7 3.8
Othera 3933 37.4 1.7
All 10,503 100 2.4
  1. aIncludes: hepatoptosis; alcoholic liver damage unspecified; autoimmune hepatitis; toxic hepatitis; hepatitis unspecified