Average length of hospital stay for acute myocardial infarction reached 13.1 days in 2013 in South Korea, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 42.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, average length of hospital stay for acute myocardial infarction in South Korea reached an all time high of 14.0 days in 2009 and an all time low of 9.20 days in 2012.
South Korea has been ranked 1st within the group of 20 countries we follow in terms of average length of hospital stay for acute myocardial infarction.
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.