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Sample Survey of the Health Status and Live Style of the Population in the Czech Republic Focused on Drug Abuse

Náhled: Sample Survey of the Health Status and Live Style of the Population in the Czech Republic Focused on Drug Abuse

ISBN: 80-7280-636-X
Pages: 84 pages
Published in 2006.

The publication presents the results of the questionnaire survey from the year 2004 named Sample Survey of the Health Status and Life Style of the Population of the Czech Republic focused on drug abuse. The survey was performed by IHIS CR in collaboration with INRES - SONES association on a sample of 3 526 respondents aged 18 - 64 years. The survey was realised on the basis of the European model questionnaire EMCDDA that was adjusted and supplemented according to comments of the NMS workgroup. Questions concerned socially pathological phenomena, i.e., negative effects in life style like illegal drug abuse, alcohol drinking and smoking, but also the overall health that includes both physical and mental condition. The results are presented in text form supplemented by tables and charts.

AKTUÁLNÍ INFORMACE (Topical Information)

16 in-patient healthcare facilities operated units for detoxification from addictive substances (detoxification units) on 153 beds specially designated for detoxification in 2013. Other 17 facilities did not detach beds for detoxification from the total bed capacity of wards. In total 9 361 patients underwent detoxification from addictive substances with average length of stay 12.9 days.

This Topical informacion presents the numbers of sobering-up stations (special facility for short term detoxification from alcohol and other drugs), places and treated patients in 2013. Since 1989 the number of sobering-up stations and places has decreased with the fluctuations. The number of patients in sobering-up stations mostly correlated with the number and capacity of the stations, even if simultaneous decrease of capacity and increase of patients has been observed since 2005. However, the number of patients significantly decreased with the same numbers of sobering-up stations and places in 2013.

Availability of substitution treatment in the Czech Republic has increased. New specialised facilities have been opened gradually and since the year 2006, substitution treatment has been also available in prisons. The number of patients has also increased. This fast information brings data not only about the number of patients according to age, region, substitution substance and about selected health status indicators. But it informs also about the facilities, which provide substitution treatment, about news and planned changes in the system of substitution treatment in the Czech Republic.

Altogether there were 15 419 cases of hospitalizations with the main diagnosis F10–F19 in psychiatric institutes and hospital psychiatric wards and their number increased by 1 %. Of them 9 544 cases of hospitalisations were due to alcohol-related disorders with alcohol (diagnosis F10) and 5 872 cases with illegal drugs disorders (diagnosis F11–F19, without tobacco).

The treatment of users of alcohol and non-alcohol drugs (dg. F10–F19) accounted to 0.74 % of total costs of health insurance companies and more than 15 % of costs spend on treatment of mental disorders (dg. F00–F99) in 2007–2011. Costs related to treatment alcoholics (dg. F10) and non-alcohol drug users (dg. F11–F19) slightly increased in 2011. The largest proportion of costs of treatment of both groups was represented by inpatient care (62 %), outpatient care accounted for 8 %, and medicines for nearly one fifth.

This Topical Information presents basic data on the incidence of venereal diseases mandatorily reported from the National Registry of Venereal Diseases and on incidence of tuberculosis from the Tuberculosis Registry between 2003–2012 among alcohol and other drug users. There are presented data on the incidence HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis among non-alcohol drug users too.

There were 38 554 users of addictive substances treated in psychiatric out-patient care facilities in 2012. Compared with preceding year the number of users decreased by 3 %. In 2012, 2 357 persons received substitution therapy in psychiatric out-patient facilities and 1 191 persons in general practitioners, which in total represent by ⅓ higher number of patients in substitution treatment then is reported into the National Register of Users of Medically Indicated Substitution Substances.

This Topical informacion presents the numbers of sobering-up stations (special facility for short term detoxification from alcohol and other drugs), places and treated patients in 2012. Since 1989 the number of sobering-up stations and places has decreased with the fluctuations. The number of patients in sobering-up stations mostly correlated with the number and capacity of the stations, however simultaneous decrease of capacity and increase of patients has been observed since 2005.

17 in-patient healthcare facilities operated units for detoxification from addictive substances (detoxification units) on 155 beds specially designated for detoxification in 2012. Other 14 facilities did not detach beds for detoxification from the total bed capacity in wards. In total 9 124 patients underwent detoxification from addictive substances with average length of stay 14.3 days.

Availability of substitution treatment in the Czech Republic has increased. New specialised facilities have been opened gradually and since the year 2006, substitution treatment has been also available in prisons. The number of patients has also increased. This fast information brings data not only about the number of patients according to age, region, substitution substance and about selected health status indicators. But it informs also about the facilities, which provide substitution treatment, about news and planned changes in the system of substitution treatment in the Czech Republic.

INFORMACE ZE ZDRAVOTNICTVÍ KRAJŮ (Information on Regional Health Care)

Jihomoravský kraj

Number of psychiatric examinations has increased by 4,3 % since previous year, it is exactly 305 803 examinations. Increase has been founded in number of patients, by 4,4 %. Altogether 71 542 patients were treated. Women often needed psychiatric care. Information contains a brief overview of patients by used psychoactive substance.

Kraj Vysočina

Number of psychiatric examinations has decreased by 0,7 % since previous year, it is exactly 124 028 examinations. Increase has been founded in number of patients, by 2,7 %. Altogether 25 131 patients were treated in 2013. Women often needed psychiatric care.

Královéhradecký kraj

Number of psychiatric examinations has declined by 1,7 % since previous year, it is exactly 129 160 examinations. Increase has been founded in number of patients by 5,0 %. Altogether 31 133 patients were treated in 2013; women often needed psychiatric care. Information contains a brief overview of patients by used psychoactive substance.

Number of psychiatric examinations has declined by 0,8 % since previous year, it is exactly 131 359 examinations. Decline has been founded in number of patients by 0,2 %. Altogether 29 646 patients were treated in 2012; women often needed psychiatric care. Information contains a brief overview of patients by used psychoactive substance. 

Liberecký kraj

Number of psychiatric examinations has increased by 2,4 % since previous year, it is exactly 91 282 examinations. Increase has been founded in number of patients by 5,3 %. Altogether 21 171 patients were treated in 2013; women often needed psychiatric care. Information contains a brief overview of patients by used psychoactive substance.

Number of psychiatric examinations has increased by 2,3 % since previous year, it is exactly 89 146 examinations. Increase has been founded in number of patients by 3,8 %. Altogether 20 098 patients were treated in 2012; women often needed psychiatric care. Information contains a brief overview of patients by used psychoactive substance. 

Moravskoslezský kraj

Information on health service activity in the branch of psychiatry including alcohol and drugs guidance centres and sexology in the Moravskoslezsky region in 2013 contains data about out-patient care, in particular, about health service network, personnel capacity, activity and a brief overview of patients by used psychoactive substance. 

Information on health service activity in the branch of psychiatry including alcohol and drugs guidance centres and sexology in the Moravskoslezsky region in 2012 contains data about out-patient care, in particular, about health service network, personnel capacity, activity and a brief overview of patients by used psychoactive substance.

Olomoucký kraj

Information on health service activity in the branch of psychiatry including alcohol and drugs guidance centres and sexology in the Olomoucky region in 2013 contains data about out-patient care, in particular, about health service network, personnel capacity, activity and a brief overview of patients by used psychoactive substance. 

Information on health service activity in the branch of psychiatry including alcohol and drugs guidance centres and sexology in the Olomoucky region in 2012 contains data about out-patient care, in particular, about health service network, personnel capacity, activity and a brief overview of patients by used psychoactive substance.