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 Surgery rooms (No.) in hospitals
Characteristic Description
Name Surgery rooms (No.) in hospitals by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Hospitals survey
First available period 2013
Last available period 2019
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • OPERATING ROOM:  -
  • HOSPITAL:  Health establishment that provides curative and rehabilitation health care in inpatient and outpatient services, which may collaborate in the prevention of diseases, teaching and scientific research.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations Count
Last update date 19/05/2021

 

 Hospitals (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Hospitals (No.) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013) and Modality; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Hospitals survey
First available period 2013
Last available period 2019
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
  • Modality
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • HOSPITAL:  Health establishment that provides curative and rehabilitation health care in inpatient and outpatient services, which may collaborate in the prevention of diseases, teaching and scientific research.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations Count
Last update date 19/05/2021

 

 Nurses (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Nurses (No.) by Work location (NUTS - 2013) and Sex; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Health personnel statistics
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Work location (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • ENFERMEIRO:  Health professional health that programs, executes and evaluates general nursing, required by the state of health of the individual, family and community within the pathology, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of illness and type of intervention of the service.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 19/07/2021

 

 Dentist medical doctors (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Dentist medical doctors (No.) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013) and Sex; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Health personnel statistics
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 19/07/2021

 

 Pharmacies and mobile medicine depots (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Pharmacies and mobile medicine depots (No.) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013) and Type of local pharmaceutical unit; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Pharmacies statistics
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
  • Type of local pharmaceutical unit
Concepts
  • MEDICINE DEPOT:  A unit targeted at dispensing medications to the general public, of the responsibility of a pharmacist and depending on a pharmacy in the permit of which it is registered. Its establishment and operating conditions are special and duly regulated.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • PHARMACY:  Health facility, licensed by a permit granted by the National Pharmacy and Medicines Institute (Portuguese acronym: INFARMED), only awarded to pharmacists on the basis of tendering procedures. The carrying on of its activity is duly regulated, and it is the task of pharmacists or of pharmacy technicians under their supervision, to compound, control, store and dispense medications to the general public. Under duly regulated conditions, it may have two new medicine depots.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations Count
Last update date 22/06/2021

 

 Pharmacy technicians (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Pharmacy technicians (No.) by Work location (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Health personnel statistics
First available period 2011
Last available period 2019
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Work location (NUTS - 2013)
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • PHARMACY TECHNICIAN:  Health professional whose functions are related to pharmacological analysis and tests, interpretation of therapeutic prescription and pharmaceutical formulas (preparation, identification and distribution), control of the conservation, distribution and stocks of medicines and other products, information and advice on the use of medicines.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 25/06/2020

 

 Medical doctors per 1000 inhabitants (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Medical doctors per 1000 inhabitants (No.) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Health personnel statistics
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
Concepts
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  The persons who regardless of the fact that at the moment of observation ' 0:00 a.m. of the reference day ' are present or absent in a given housing unit, this unit being where they live during most of the year with their family, or where they have all or most of their belongings.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Definition MEDICAL DOCTOR (MD in USA or Canadian terminology)
A person holding at least a basic medical degree and that is or was a medical practitioner, whether a physician or a surgeon, in any labour condition. Practicing of medicine depends on the right granted by the Portuguese college of physicians and surgeons (Ordem dos Médicos). Source: Estatuto da Ordem dos Médicos, art.º 1º e 8º
Formule (Total number of medical doctors registered in the end of the year/ Resident population estimated for the end of the year)*1000
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 19/07/2021

 

 Pharmacists (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Pharmacists (No.) by Work location (NUTS - 2013) and Sex; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Health personnel statistics
First available period 2011
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Work location (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • PHARMACY:  Health facility, licensed by a permit granted by the National Pharmacy and Medicines Institute (Portuguese acronym: INFARMED), only awarded to pharmacists on the basis of tendering procedures. The carrying on of its activity is duly regulated, and it is the task of pharmacists or of pharmacy technicians under their supervision, to compound, control, store and dispense medications to the general public. Under duly regulated conditions, it may have two new medicine depots.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 19/07/2021

 

 Beds (practised allotment) in hospitals per 1000 inhabitants (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Beds (practised allotment) in hospitals per 1000 inhabitants (No.) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Hospitals survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2019
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
Concepts
  • HOSPITAL:  Health establishment that provides curative and rehabilitation health care in inpatient and outpatient services, which may collaborate in the prevention of diseases, teaching and scientific research.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • BED:  Equipment intended for the stay of an individual in a health care establishment.
Formule [Number of beds (practised allotment) in hospitals / Average annual resident population]*1000
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 19/05/2021

 

 Internments in hospitals per 1000 inhabitants (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Internments in hospitals per 1000 inhabitants (No.) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Hospitals survey
First available period 2013
Last available period 2019
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
Concepts
  • HOSPITAL:  Health establishment that provides curative and rehabilitation health care in inpatient and outpatient services, which may collaborate in the prevention of diseases, teaching and scientific research.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • INTERNMENT:  -
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 19/05/2021


information presented in 21/9/2021