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Injuries, 2016

09. JANUARY 2018

Statistics about injuries in 2016 is available in the Health Statistics and Health Research database.

Almost 160 000 people needed treatment due to injuries in 2016. Among them were 35 700 children aged under 15.

Men had 50% more injuries than women (per 100 population). The greatest difference was between men and women in the 25–34 years age group, where men had twice as much injuries than women.

Half of the injuries occurred at home, but almost one-fifth of the places remained unknown.



Drunk drivers in charge of a motor vehicle caught by police, 2016

14. DECEMBER 2017

Statistics about drunk drivers in charge of a motor vehicle caught by police by municipalities in 2016 is available in database. Data source is Estonian Police and Border Guard Board.

Data includes number of persons, not total number of misdeeds, penalties or punishments.



Acute myocardial infarction, 2016

13. DECEMBER 2017

Statistics about acute myocardial infarction morbidity, hospitalized patients, also patients' risk factors and treatment quality indicators of 2016 is available in database. The data source is Estonian Myocardial Infarction Registry.



Malignant neoplasms, 2015

14. DECEMBER 2017

Data for 2015 incidence of malignant neoplasms is published in the Health Statistics and Health Research Database and also figures for 2000-2014 are renewed.

In 2015, the total number of new diagnosis of malignant neoplasms was 8662. Malignant neoplasm of prostate accounted for the largest share among men, followed by malignant neoplasm of lung. Among women, malignant neoplasms of skin (other than melanoma) and breast are the most frequent.

Over 60% of malignant neoplasms new cases were diagnosed among people who were 65 years and older.



Drug treatment data 2016

27. NOVEMBER 2017

Data for drug treatment in 2016 were published in the Health Statistics and Health Research Database.