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Table 5 Comparison of diagnostic categories of ED visits between the two compared subgroups

From: Comparisons of medical utilizations and categorical diagnoses of emergency visits between the elderly with catastrophic illness certificates and those without

  Catastrophic illness Non-catastrophic illness
ICD-9 codes Diagnostic category No. (%) No. (%)
001-139 Infectious and parasitic diseases 96 1.29 406 1.25
140-239 Neoplasms 799 10.77 69 0.21
240-279 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases and immunity disorders 282 3.80 1,334 4.11
280-289 Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 41 0.55 161 0.50
290-319 Mental disorders 161 2.17 323 1.00
320-389 Diseases of the nervous system and sense organs 165 2.22 1,124 3.47
390-459 Diseases of the circulatory system 667 8.99 3,941 12.15
460-519 Diseases of the respiratory system 630 8.49 2,527 7.79
520-579 Diseases of the digestive system 645 8.70 3,079 9.49
580-629 Diseases of the genitourinary system 835 11.26 1,472 4.54
680-709 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue 125 1.69 733 2.26
710-739 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 220 2.97 1,177 3.63
780-799 Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions 1696 22.87 9,787 30.18
800-999 Injury and poisoning 1055 14.22 6,301 19.43