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Table 2 The first diagnosis registered at hospital for patients hospitalized within 12 h following an emergency call, according to emergency call categorization as callspecific or callunclear given as number (N) and percent (%)

From: The difficult medical emergency call: A register-based study of predictors and outcomes

Main chapter of ICD-10 Callspecific Callunclear Total
55,557 (83.2%) 11,233 (16.8%) 66,790
I. Certain infectious and parasitic diseases 586 (1.1) 466 (4.2) 1,052 (1.6)
II. Neoplasms 142 (0.3) 89 (0.8) 231 (0.4)
III. Diseases of the blood and blood forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism 207 (0.4) 89 (0.8) 296 (0.4)
IV. Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases 927 (1.7) 552 (4.9) 1,479 (2.2)
V. Mental and behavioural disorders 1,738 (3.1) 454 (4.0) 2,192 (3.3)
VI. Diseases of the nervous system 1,470 (2.7) 287 (2.6) 1,757 (2.6)
VII. Diseases of the eye and adnexa 29 (0.1) 5 (<0.1) 34 (0.1)
VIII. Diseases of the ear and mastoid process 72 (0.1) 111 (1.0) 183 (0.3)
IX. Diseases of the circulatory system 5,049 (9.1) 1,006 (9.0) 6,055 (9.1)
X. Diseases of the respiratory system 3,259 (5.9) 511 (4.6) 3,770 (5.6)
XI. Diseases of the digestive system 1,786 (3.2) 372 (3.3) 2,158 (3.2)
XII. Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue 97 (0.2) 38 (0.3) 135 (0.2)
XIII. Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 981 (1.8) 319 (2.8) 1,300 (2.0)
XIV. Diseases of the genitourinary system 886 (1.6) 323 (2.9) 1,209 (1.8)
XV. Pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium 332 (0.6) 22 (0.2) 354 (0.5)
XVI. Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period 3 (<0.1) 0 (0.0) 3 (<0.1)
XVII. Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities 12 (<0.1) 1 (<0.1) 13 (<0.1)
XVIII. Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified 7,987 (14.4) 3,052 (27.2) 11,039 (16.5)
XIX. Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes 19,237 (34.6) 1,348 (12.0) 20,585 (30.8)
XX. External causes of morbidity and mortality 55 (0.1) 4 (<0.1) 59 (0.1)
XXI. Factors influencing health status and contact with health services 10,702 (19.3) 2,184 (19.4) 12,886 (19.3)
XXII. Codes for special purposes 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)