Kōrero: Health and society

Preventable hospital admissions by ethnicity, 2011-12

This graph shows the different rates of preventable hospital admissions for Māori, Pacific and other ethnicities combined in 2011-12. Preventable hospital admissions are those that occur when people present themselves at hospitals with health conditions that could potentially have been treated and resolved at an earlier stage by public or primary health practitioners. Pacific people had the highest rate of preventable admissions, closely followed by Māori. Asian people and other ethnicities combined had much lower rates.

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Source: Heath Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand, Atlas of Healthcare Variation

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Health and society - Health services', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/30751/preventable-hospital-admissions-by-ethnicity-2011-12 (accessed 28 November 2023)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 6 Apr 2018