Table 3

Number of diagnoses by ICPC chapter, per 100 women
Pregnant women n = 15,123 Non-pregnant women n = 102,564 Diff.
During pregnancy and postpartum period (336 days) Random period of 336 days
ICPC chapter
A General 34.7 28.8 5.9
B: Blood, blood forming organs, lymphatic, spleen 4.9 2.8 2.1
D: Digestive 19.5 15.0 4.5
F: Eye 2.5 4.5 −2.1
H: Ear 4.7 6.0 −1.3
K: Cardiovascular 10.9 9.2 1.7
L: Musculoskeletal 17.4 29.5 −12.0
N: Neurological 5.9 7.7 −1.9
P: Psychosocial 7.6 14.9 −7.3
R: Respiratory 23.2 26.1 −2.9
S: Skin 27.3 27.4 −0.1
T: Endocrine/Metabolic and Nutritional 3.2 6.8 −3.6
U: Urological 23.4 8.8 14.6
W: Pregnancy, Childbearing, Family Planning 121.9 10.9a 111.0
X: Male Genital 19.9 17.7 2.2
Z: Social Problems 2.7 3.3 −0.6
Mean number of diagnoses per contact (SD)b 1.14 (0.4) 1.17 (0.5)
Mean number of contacts (SD) 3.64 (4.8) 2.24 (4.1)

a Related to Family Planning codes only.

b More than one diagnosis per contact is possible.

Feijen-de Jong et al.

Feijen-de Jong et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:10   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-10

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