Homes for medico-social care for children


Time series: Zdr_4.1_DMSGD_EN.xls

HOMES FOR MEDICO-SOCIAL CARE FOR CHILDREN IN 2018
  Number
Establishments 13
Places (capacity) as of 31.12. 909
Children
Entrants during the year 630
By age:
Up to one year 557
One year 31
Two years 17
Three years and over 25
 
Accommodated as of 31.12. 482
Boys 287
Girls 195
By age:
Up to one year 139
One year 99
Two years 51
Three years and over 193
03.04.2019
Homes for medico-social care for children - Children entered in Homes for medico-social care for children, Children in homes for medico-social care for children at the end of the year, Homes for medico-social care for children and Places in homes for med
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Health and Justice Statistics" Department

Contact name

Larisa Petkova

Contact person function

Chief Expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 409

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified04 April 2019
Metadata last posted04 April 2019
Metadata last update04 April 2019
Statistical presentation
Data description

According to the Law for Health Establishments the Homes for medico-social care for children are registered as "Other health establishments", in which medical and other specialists carry out continuous medical observation and specific care for children up to 3 years of age with chronic diseases and medical and social problems. Data on number of establishments, personnel, beds, distribution of children by main health and social categories and other basic indicators on establishments' activity are ensured.

Classification system
Sector coverage

All homes for medico-social care for children are covered.

Statistical concepts and definitions

According to the Rules for organization and activity of homes for medico-social care for children, in addition to cases of accommodation according to the Law for Child Protection, children with low weight due to prematurity can be accepted with the consent of their parents or guardians.

During the stay at home these children are included in the total number of institutionalized children.

The coefficient of institutionalization of children under age 3 is the ratio of the number of children in homes for medico-social care for children at the end of the year per 1000 the population of in the same age group.

Statistical unit

Home for medico-social care for children

Statistical population

All homes for medico-social care for children in the country.

Reference area

Territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Time coverage

2001-2018

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number

Reference period

Year

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law on Statistics;

· Law on Health;

· Law on Health Establishments;

· Ordinance № 1/27.02.2013 of the Minister of Health for provision of medico-statistical information and information on health establishments medical activities;

· Rules for organization and activity of Homes for medico-social care for children.

Data sharing

Data on orphanage beds in the homes for medico-social care for children is provided to Eurostat, OECD and WHO via the annual joint questionnaire for non-financial indicators in health statistics.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society.

Confidentiality - data treatment

Individual data is not published in accordance with Art. 25 of the Law on Statistics. The publishing of individual data can be performed only in conformity with Art. 26 of the same law.

Release policy
Release calendar

The date for publication of statistical information is listed in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Release calendar access

The calendar is available on the NSI website: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480

User access

Data on homes for medico-social care for children is published on the NSI website, section Health in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice respecting the professional independence and aiming at objectivity, transparency and equal treatment of all users.

Frequency of dissemination

Yearly

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Annual press release.

Publications

· Health Services;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book.

On-line database

Data on homes for medico-social care for children are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Health - Homes for medico-social care for children: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5604

Micro-data access

Not applicable.

Other

Information service upon request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services in NSI.

Documentation on methodology

Methodological notes: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Zdr_4_Methodology_EN.pdf

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Via the annually completed questionnaires survey data are provided to UNICEF and other international organizations.

At national and regional level the main users of the data are the National Assembly, the authorities of the central executive and local power, the State Agency for Child Protection. Annually data are also provided to the Ministry of Health and its territorial divisions - Regional health inspectorates and to the National Center for Public Health and Analyses, as they are responsible for policy making in the field of health at national and regional level.

Upon requests for specific data, the data is also submitted to research institutes, universities, NGOs and others.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

Exhaustive survey.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

T+4 months

Punctuality

Data are disseminated according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Data are comparable.

Comparability - over time

The data are comparable from 2001 year.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

Not applicable.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Not applicable.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

Data source is the reporting form completed by Homes for medico-social care for children.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

Reporting forms are submitted by Regional health inspectorates which are Bodies of Statistics.

Data validation

Not applicable.

Data compilation

Data processing is centralized at the national level.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml
  • Bulgaria 2009
    Bulgaria 2009
  • Statistical Yearbook 2008
    Statistical Yearbook 2008
    The National Statistical Institute has the pleasure to submit to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 76th edition of the Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria 2008. It provides topical statistical information on the demographic, economic and social development of the country for the 2002 - 2007 period in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.
  • Health Services 2008
    Health Services 2008
    The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information in the field of social statistics that the annual publication Health Services 2008 (in Bulgarian only) is already available.
    The publication Health Services is a joint edition of the National Statistical Institute and the National Centre of Health Information at the Ministry of Health.
    The data sources are the statistical surveys carried out by the both institutions.
    In the publication data are systematized as follows:
     
  • Statistical Reference Book of the Republic of Bulgaria 2008
    Statistical Reference Book of the Republic of Bulgaria 2008
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information one of its main publications - Statistical Reference Book of the Republic of Bulgaria 2008 in English. It is a concise form of the same issue in Bulgarian.
    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2004 - 2007 period.

Pages