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Table 1 Hospital Stays and Outpatient Visits for Major NCDs in India, 1995-96 and 2004

From: The Economic impact of Non-communicable Diseases on households in India

Disease Category Hospital Stays
(millions)
Outpatient Visits
(millions)
  1995-96 2004 1995-96 2004
All Cause 15.21 30.58 1,294.23 2,529.73
All NCD 4.76 12.20 279.51 893.68
Heart Disease 0.73 1.66 18.85 67.60
Hypertension 0.30 0.69 26.19 129.85
Diabetes 0.16 0.60 18.20 88.83
Cancer 0.44 0.90 6.07 13.37
Asthma 0.38 1.01 84.31 97.64
Injuries 1.09 2.96 26.66 67.22
  1. Source: Authors' estimates using National Sample Survey data for 1995-96 and 2004