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Table 3 Frequency discharge diagnosis according to major ICD-10groups, distributed on four mortality levels

From: Risk factors associated with short term mortality changes over time, after arrival to the emergency department

ICD-10 groups Disease categories Overall   0-4 h   4 h-2 day   3–7 day   8–30 day  
  Total N (%) 1721 (100) 290 (100) 222 (100) N 401 (100) N 808 (100)
A00-B99 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases 107 (6.2) 20 (6.9) 19 (8.6) 27 (6.7) 41 (5.1)
C00-D89 Neoplasms and diseases of blood and blodforming organs 153 (8.9) 5 (1.7) 12 (5.4) 33 (8.2) 103 (12.7)
E00-E90 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases 77 (4.5) 5 (1.7) 13 (5.9) 12 (3.0) 47 (5.8)
G00-G99 Diseases of the nervous system 17 (1.0) 2 (0.7) 0 0 8 (2.0) 7 (0.9)
I00-I99 Diseases of the circulatory system 454 (26.4) 159 (54.8) 82 (36.9) 103 (25.7) 110 (13.6)
J00-J99 Disease of the respiratory system 335 (19.5) 27 (9.3) 39 (17.6) 86 (21.4) 183 (22.6)
K00-K93 Diseases of the digestive system 161 (9.4) 11 (3.8) 25 (11.3) 43 (10.7) 82 (10.1)
N00-N99 Disease of the genitourinary system 54 (3.1) 2 (1.7) 5 (2.3) 10 (2.5) 37 (4.6)
R00-R99 Symptoms, signs, and abnormal clinical and labotory findings, not elsewhere classified 119 (6.9) 17 (5.9) 15 (6.8) 26 (6.5) 61 (7.5)
S00-T98 Injury, poisoning and certain other conseqeunces of external causes 91 (5.3) 30 (10.3) 2 (0.9) 21 (5.2) 38 (4.7)
  Others (mental, eye, ear, skin, connective tissue, external causes etc) 147 (8.5) 10 (3.4) 9 (7.7) 31 (7.7) 97 (12.0)
  Missing 6 (0.3) 2 (0.7) 1 (0.5) 1 (0.2) 2 (0.2)