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Table 4 Stability of categories inferred from drugs on patients classified in at least one category in 2005 (N = 410,469)

From: Disease identification based on ambulatory drugs dispensation and in-hospital ICD-10 diagnoses: a comparison

Morbidity categories Detected in 2005 Detected in 2006 Detected both years K1
Diabetes mellitus 22,530 29,296 0.90 0.90
Transplant 914 1,183 0.88 0.88
Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease 1,057 1,471 0.88 0.88
Multiple sclerosis 353 496 0.84 0.84
Hypertensive disease/heart failure 110,648 136,262 0.87 0.80
Hyperlipidemia 53,593 68,177 0.83 0.80
Glaucoma 9,413 12,019 0.79 0.78
Thrombo-embolic risk or disease 59,070 73,837 0.78 0.73
Osteoporosis 11,272 14,056 0.72 0.71
Thyroid disorders 9,485 11,271 0.70 0.69
Alzheimer’s disease 2,158 2,730 0.69 0.69
Schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders 12,216 14,522 0.65 0.64
Parkinson’s disease 4,021 4,885 0.64 0.64
Epilepsy 9,290 11,432 0.64 0.63
Malignant neoplasm 5,324 7,553 0.63 0.62
Gout 5,283 6,715 0.62 0.61
Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis 1,999 2,417 0.59 0.58
Anemia - others 555 801 0.57 0.57
Mood [affective] disorders 52,395 60,280 0.63 0.56
Conduction disorders and cardiac arrhythmias 3,959 4,734 0.56 0.56
Hyperplasia of prostate 12,835 15,751 0.56 0.55
Ischemic heart disease 7,641 7,417 0.49 0.48
Migraine 7,297 7,891 0.49 0.48
Other mental and behavioral disorders 73,679 82,593 0.58 0.47
Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases 653 778 0.47 0.47
Abuse of opioid 58 74 0.43 0.43
Reactive airway disease 39,237 44,497 0.48 0.42
Diseases of esophagus and peptic ulcer 69,660 83,280 0.52 0.40
Hepatitis B or C 223 260 0.31 0.31
Obesity 1,497 2,196 0.31 0.30
Psoriasis 4,042 4,357 0.31 0.30
Mental and behavioral disorders due to alcohol 979 916 0.29 0.29
Vertigo 5,852 5,523 0.25 0.24
Acne 14,031 15,284 0.27 0.24
Anemia - nutritional 20,758 21,524 0.27 0.22
Functional digestive disorders 69,988 74,141 0.36 0.22
Neutropenia 174 280 0.22 0.22
Inflammatory polyarthritis and connective tissue disorders 12,934 12,965 0.24 0.22
Poisonings 438 763 0.21 0.20
Viral diseases 4,606 5,338 0.20 0.18
Mycosis 51,825 51,635 0.27 0.17
Other diseases of upper respiratory tract - allergy 32,151 32,610 0.23 0.17
Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs 17,599 16,556 0.20 0.16
Hemorrhoids 7,991 6,973 0.17 0.16
Tuberculosis 111 72 0.14 0.14
Eye inflammation 17,078 17,985 0.18 0.14
Dermatitis 49,684 47,769 0.23 0.13
Conjunctivitis 24,435 25,155 0.18 0.13
Abuse of tobacco 53 60 0.09 0.09
Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue 29,384 29,508 0.15 0.09
Gastroenteritis of presumed infectious origin 21,755 18,053 0.13 0.09
Hemorrhagic risk or disease 1,476 1,267 0.08 0.08
Disorders of external ear 8,967 7,396 0.08 0.07
Other acute upper respiratory infections 134,478 130,051 0.36 0.06
Paludism 2,270 2,233 0.06 0.06
Parasitosis 5,435 4,718 0.07 0.05
Influenza 314 105 0.02 0.02
Bacterial infection or septicemia 132,933 139,298 0.32 0.00
Pain 235,400 257,672 0.53 0.00