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Table 1 Codes of the symptoms and classification using the International Classification of Primary Care-2

From: What resources do elderly people choose for managing their symptoms? Clarification of rural older people’s choices of help-seeking behaviors in Japan

Ranking Code number Percentage Category ICPC-2
1 53 20.2 Joint pain L20
2 45 17.2 Headache N1
3 36 13.7 Fatigue A4
4 26 9.9 Itchiness S2
5 20 7.6 Muscle pain L18
6 16 6.1 Diarrhea D11
7 15 5.7 Back pain L3
8 14 5.3 Vertigo N17
9 7 2.7 Numbness N5
10 6 2.3 Abdominal pain D6
10 6 2.3 Insomnia P6
12 5 1.9 Common cold R74
  13 5.0 Others  
  1. Others = chest pain, palpitation, muscle spasm, difficulty in hearing and seeing, chill.
  2. ICPC-2 International Classification of Primary Care-2