10 APRIL 2019
The 2018 data for donors and use of blood components were published in Health Statistics and Health Research Database. 31,329 people donated blood for nearly 53,900 times during last year (in 2017: 31,734 and 55,057 respectively). On average, every donor donated blood 1.7 times, which has been stable in the last several years. The number of first-time donors was 5,099, which is 0.3% higher than year before.
The number of apheresis donors was 666 and the number of apheresis procedures was 3,367. That makes on average 5.1 procedures per every apheresis donor.
Last year, almost 14,000 blood transmissions were carried out in hospitals, including 3% for children aged 0–14 years.
29 MARCH 2019
Selected data of Health Behavior among Estonian Adult Population Study 2018 is published in database. Please select database subject "Health and health behaviour" and theme under "Health Behavior among Estonian Adult Population Study" to see the statistics.
Study is conducted each even year starting from 1990.
The latest study's full report can be found on National Institute for Health Development website.
21 MARCH 2019
In the course of last year a total of 5,134 workplace accidents occurred. Of them, 4,020 accidents resulted in employees sustaining only minor injuries. 1,105 employees were severely injured and nine people died. The compensation totalled 4.9 million euros through Estonian Health Insurance Fund. The Labour Inspectorate 2018 data is published in Health Statistics and Health Research Database.
The most accident-prone locations were Tallinn and Harju County, but the rate per 100 000 employed persons were the highest in Järva and Lääne-Viru counties.
Most of the accidents happened in the metal industry, trade and construction sector. The most common cause of work accidentswas the loss of control over a machine, device or animal. Second cause was slipping, stumbling and falling.
21 MARCH 2019
The 2018 Estonian Road Administration's traffic accidents statistics by municipalities is added to database. The Rescue Board data on deaths due fires and drownings by counties and causes of building fires by municipalities are also available. You can view the data here.
24 JANUARY 2019
Estonian Cancer Screening Registry's 2016 data about detected cancer cases in breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening programme and this year target population of cancer screening programmes are published in Health Statistics and Health Research Database.