Table 3

Most frequent comorbidities recorded on hospital admissions, not related to depression, for the 4485 PBS cases
ICD category N %
HMDS comorbidity recorded as depression 899
no comorbidity recorded 105
HMDS comorbidity recorded, not related to depression 3481 100.0%
Z72 Problems related to lifestyle 727 20.9%
O70 Perineal laceration during delivery 718 20.6%
O34 Maternal care for known or suspected abnormality of pelvic organs 608 17.5%
O99 Other maternal diseases classifiable elsewhere but complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium 583 16.7%
O68 Labour and delivery complicated by fetal stress [distress] 487 14.0%
O80 Single spontaneous delivery 400 11.5%
O72 Postpartum haemorrhage 360 10.3%
O62 Abnormalities of forces of labour 341 9.8%
O92 Other disorders of breast and lactation associated with childbirth 339 9.7%
O36 Maternal care for other known or suspected fetal problems 288 8.3%
O32 Maternal care for known or suspected malpresentation of fetus 276 7.9%
Z29 Need for other prophylactic measures 264 7.6%
O42 Premature rupture of membranes 262 7.5%
O69 Labour and delivery complicated by umbilical cord complications 259 7.4%
O60 Preterm delivery 259 7.4%

Colvin et al.

Colvin et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:63   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-63

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