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Table 2 Distribution of primary diagnoses at discharge in the nursing home population. Sex, length of stay and mortality according to primary diagnosis

From: Acute hospital admissions among nursing home residents: a population-based observational study

ICD-10 codes - main chapter Primary diagnosis at discharge
n(%)
Men
n(%)
Median length of stay
(Inter quartile range)
Mortality in hospital
n(%)
Mortality ≤ 30 days after discharge
n(%)
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
(A00-B99)
173 (7.1) 78 (45.1) 5 (6) 44 (25.8) 64 (37.0)
Neoplasms
(C00-D48)
94 (3.8) 38 (40.4) 4 (7) 20 (21.2) 47 (50.0)
Diseases of the circulatory system
(I00-I99)
405 (16.5) 141 (34.8) 3 (4) 94 (22.2) 139 (34.3)
Diseases of the respiratory system
(J00-J99)
486 (19.8) 217 (44.6) 4 (6) 137 (28.1) 208 (42.8)
Diseases of the digestive system
(K00-K93)
243 (9.9) 90 (37.0) 3 (4) 28 (11.5) 61 (25.1)
Diseases of the genitourinary system
(N00-N99)
162 (6.6) 83 (51.2) 3 (4) 19 (11.7) 38 (23.5)
Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
(R00-R99)
140 (5.7) 66 (47.1) 1 (1) 15 (10.7) 27 (19.3)
Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
(S00-T98)
437 (17.8) 113 (25.9) 3 (4) 18 (4.1) 63 (14.4)
Other ICD-10 codes 311 (12.7) 104 (33.4) - 29 (9.3) 60 (19.2)
Total 2 451 (100) 930 (37.9) 3 (4) 404 (16.4) 707 (28.8)