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Table 3 Distribution of diagnosis at ICD-10 chapter level

From: Repeated ambulance use is associated with chronic diseases - a population-based historic cohort study of patients’ symptoms and diagnoses

  One-time users Two-time users Frequent users Total
Injuries and poisoning 13 510 (33%) 2 376 (22%) 1 382 (15%) 17 268 (29%)
Other factors 6 608 (16%) 1 670 (15%) 1 462 (16%) 9 740 (16%)
Symptoms and signs 5 386 (13%) 1 528 (14%) 1 257 (14%) 8 171 (14%)
Circulatory diseases 4 470 (11%) 1 509 (14%) 1 109 (12%) 7 088 (12%)
Respiratory diseasesa 2 194 (5%) 987 (9%) 1 200 (13%) 4 381 (7%)
Mental disordersa 1 584 (4%) 611 (6%) 892 (10%) 3 087 (5%)
Digestive diseases 1 590 (4%) 515 (5%) 385 (4%) 2 490 (4%)
Neurological diseasesa 1 110 (3%) 508 (5%) 589 (6%) 2 207 (4%)
Endocrine diseases 730 (2%) 324 (3%) 291 (3%) 1 345 (2%)
Genitourinary diseases 762 (2%) 234 (2%) 135 (1%) 1 131 (2%)
All remaining diagnoses 2 550 (6%) 638 (6%) 363 (4%) 3 551 (6%)
Total 40 494 (100%) 10 900 (100%) 9 065 (100%) 60 459 (100%)
  1. Top-10 ICD-10 diagnoses at chapter level received at hospital and their distribution within the user groups
  2. aChapters with the largest difference in proportions of diagnoses between user groups