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Table 3 Mean number of coded diagnoses by complexity of main diagnosis, and by coding volume and employment status of coders and hospital level

From: Do coder characteristics influence validity of ICD-10 hospital discharge data?

Condition Number (%) of cases Mean number of coded diagnoses by coding volume Mean number of coded diagnoses by employment status Hospital level
   Low High Part time Full time Non tertiary Tertiary
Most complex
Diabetes with complications
2007
(0.5%)
7.9 7.9 7.7 7.9 7.0 9.5
Alcohol abuse 2511
(0.6%)
5.3 5.4 5.6 5.3 5.1 5.9
Diabetes uncomplicated 1802
(0.4%)
5.0 4.9 4.4 5.2 4.4 6.8
Depression 5860
(1.4%)
4.4 4.3 4.7 4.2 4.2 4.7
Calculus of ureter 3616
(0.9%)
1.5 1.7 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.4
Singleton born in hospital
Least Complex
38,307
(9.1)
1.3 1.6 1.5 1.2 1.6 1.1