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Table 1 ICD data collection features

From: Exploring the differences in ICD and hospital morbidity data collection features across countries: an international survey

Country (by continent) N° of respondents Definition of “main condition” Maximum allowable coding fields for
Diagnoses Hospital interventions
Africa
 Botswana 1 Reason for admission 31 or more (limited) No
 Mauritius 1 Reason for admission 1–6 1–6
 Nigeria 3 Reason for admission 16–30
31 or more (limited) Unlimited
1–6
31 or more (limited)
 Tanzania 1 Reason for admission Unlimited Unlimited
America (North)
 Barbados 2 Resource use I don’t know I don’t know
 Canada 1 Resource use 16–30 16–30
 Jamaica 2 Reason for admission 7–15
31 or more (limited)
7–15
31 or more (limited)
 United States of America 5 Reason for admission 16–30 1–6
16–30
Unlimited
America (South)
 Chile 2 Resource use 7–15 7–15
 Guatemala 3 Resource use 1–6 1–6
 Paraguay 1 Resource use I don’t know I don’t know
 Uruguay 1 Reason for admission 1–6 1–6
Asia
 India 1 Reason for admission 1–6 No
 Indonesia 3 Resource use 1–6
16–30
1–6
16–30
 Iran 1 Reason for admission Unlimited Unlimited
 Saudi Arabia 1 Reason for admission 16–30 16–30
 South Korea 1 Resource use 31 or more (limited) 31 or more (limited)
 Thailand 1 Reason for admission Unlimited Unlimited
Europe
 Germany 1 I don’t know I don’t know I don’t know
 Italy 2 Resource use
 Netherlands 2 Botha Unlimited Unlimited
 Spain 1 Resource use 16–30 16–30
 Sweden 3 Botha 7–15
31 or more (limited)
Unlimited
7–15
31 or more (limited)
Unlimited
 United Kingdom 4 Resource use 16–30
31 or more (limited)
Unlimited
16–30
31 or more (limited)
Unlimited
Oceania
 Australia 2 Reason for admission 31 or more (limited) 31 or more (limited)
 New Zealand 1 Reason for admission 31 or more (limited) 31 or more (limited)
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  1. Non-response was represented with a dash (−)
  2. aRespondents from that country reported both answers “resource use” and “reason for admission”