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Table 5 Diagnoses and destination following discharge from emergency department

From: Overuse of plain abdominal radiography in emergency departments: a retrospective cohort study

  Total
Non-specific abdominal pain 540 (27.0%)
Constipation 326 (16.3%)
Ileus 111 (5.6%)
Gastroenteritis 97 (4.9%)
Gastritis/ulcer 55 (2.7%)
Diverticulitis 26 (1.3%)
Abdominal foreign body 32 (1.6%)
Gastrointestinal bleeding 28 (1.4%)
Hepatic/biliary disorder 29 (1.5%)
Other abdominal disorder 49 (2.5%)
Urinary lithiasis 179 (9.0%)
Urinary infection 55 (2.8%)
Urological disorder 40 (2.0%)
Confusional state 45 (2.3%)
Respiratory disorder 94 (4.7%)
Rheumatological disorders 26 (1.3%)
Other extra-abdominal disorders 265 (13.3%)
Destinations
 - Home 747 (37.4%)
 - Hospitalisation, surgery department 331 (16.6%)
 - Hospitalisation, other department 919 (46.0%)