|Comparison of venous thromboembolism diagnoses in HES and general practice records|
|HES Diagnosis (ICD-10 code)|
|Pulmonary Embolism (I26)||Venous Thrombosis (I80-I82)||All Venous Thromboembolism (I26, I80-I82)|
|General Practitioner Report:||N=285||N=495||N=761*|
|Same as HES diagnosis||91.2% (260)||91.3% (452)||91.1% (693)*|
|Closely related diagnosis||1.4% (4)||1.8% (9)||1.7% (13)|
|No venous thromboembolism diagnosis||7.4% (21)||6.9% (34)||7.2% (55)|
HES: hospital episode statistics; ICD-10: International Classification of Diseases (10th Revision).
* Rows do not total as 19 women with both sub-group ICD codes in selected HES record are included in both sub-group columns.
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