Health system

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Health system

Hospitals (2019)

281

Beds

38'057

Personnel (in full-time equivalents)

170'928

 Hospitalisation rate (for 1000 inhabitants)

118,3

Nursing homes (2019)

 

Places

100'179

Jobs (in full-time equivalents)

98'576

Accommodation rate among persons aged ≥ 80 years (as at 31.12) (as a %)

15,0

Home care services (2019)

 

Personnel (in full-time equivalents)

24'755

Rate of recourse to home care among persons aged ≥ 80 years (as a %)

29,2

Medical practices and ambulatory centers

 

Doctors (in full-time equivalents) (2018)

14'963

Non-medical personnel (in full-time equivalents) (2018)

25'815

Medical consultations (at least one) as a % 1 (2017)

81,2

Dentists  

Number of dentists2 (2018)

4337

Dental consultations (at least one) as a % 1 (2012)

62,9

1 Population aged 15 or over living in a private household, Swiss Health Survey
2 Swiss Dental Association (SSO)

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