Average length of hospital stay for acute myocardial infarction reached 8.30 days in 2013 in Finland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 10.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, average length of hospital stay for acute myocardial infarction in Finland reached an all time high of 19.6 days in 1979 and an all time low of 7.50 days in 2012.
Finland has been ranked 5th within the group of 20 countries we follow in terms of average length of hospital stay for acute myocardial infarction, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Average length of stay is computed by dividing the number of hospital days (or bed days or inpatient days) from the date of admission to an inpatient institution (date of discharge minus date of admission) by the number of discharges (including deaths) during the year.