Table 2

Incidence rates per 1000 person years of all new episodes of skin diseases according to ICPC codes in Dutch general practice in 1987 and 2001.

2001

1987


< 1 year

1–4 years

5–9 years

10–14 years

15–17 years

0–17 years

0–17 years


ICPC

N

%


Bacterial infections

S84

Impetigo

1684

7.1

18.6

29.4

27.7

13.4

7.3

20.5

16.5

S11

Localized skin infections

726

3.1

10.2

9.0

9.1

7.4

9.4

8.8

4.5

S09

Infected finger/toe/paronychia

455

1.9

7.7

7.3

5.3

5.1

3.2

5.5

7.7

S10

Carbuncle/Cellulitis

196

0.8

0.9

2.0

2.8

2.0

3.1

2.4

6.1

S76

Erysipelas/Erythrasma

153

0.6

2.3

2.4

1.4

1.5

2.3

1.9

3.2

Viral Infections

S03

Warts

2816

11.9

0.7

13.7

54.8

38.7

27.4

34.3

44.8

S95

Mollusca contagiosa

777

3.3

2.3

18.1

17.0

1.4

0.3

9.5

10.8

S71

Herpes Simplex skin/lip

148

0.6

1.8

2.6

1.2

1.8

1.8

1.8

2.9

S70

Herpes Zoster

134

0.6

0.0

1.6

1.4

2.1

1.5

1.6

2.0

Fungal Infections

S74

Dermatophytosis

2085

8.8

41.0

24.7

20.3

24.6

29.6

25.4

20.8

S75

Moniliasis/candidiasis

801

3.4

112.9

12.5

1.4

1.0

1.2

9.8

4.9

Parasitic Infestations

S12

Insect bite

577

2.4

9.3

11.8

6.9

4.0

4.7

7.0

6.7

Dermatitis

S88

Contact dermatitis/other eczema

1882

8.0

31.1

24.6

18.9

19.8

28.5

22.9

33.2

S87

Atopic dermatitis

1353

5.7

90.9

26.0

9.5

7.1

6.5

16.5

11.3

S86

Seborrhoeic dermatitis

416

1.8

24.7

3.3

2.4

5.2

5.3

5.1

3.4

S89

Diaper rash

406

1.7

48.5

10.3

0.2

0.0

0.0

4.9

10.5

S90

Pityriasis rosea

124

0.5

0.2

0.5

1.1

2.1

2.8

1.5

1.2

Neoplasms

S82

Naevus/mole

479

2.0

1.4

1.3

4.5

7.9

11.9

5.8

3.5

S04

Local swelling/mass

372

1.6

8.2

4.6

3.9

4.0

5.0

4.5

2.0

S79

Other benign neoplasms

203

0.9

1.8

1.0

1.6

3.1

5.1

2.5

3.8

S93

Sebaceous cyst

184

0.8

1.4

1.3

1.4

2.2

5.2

2.2

3.9

Injuries

S18

Laceration/cuts

1668

7.1

7.9

30.8

21.8

15.0

15.1

20.3

23.4

S16

Bruises/Contusions

713

3.0

6.6

7.9

7.2

10.0

10.2

8.7

7.8

S17

Abrasion/scratch/blister

440

1.9

2.3

5.8

5.3

4.4

7.1

5.4

6.0

S14

Burns/scalds

255

1.1

5.0

4.9

1.4

2.2

4.4

3.1

3.4

S13

Human / animal bite

169

0.7

1.6

2.2

2.0

2.0

2.1

2.1

2.5

S15

Foreign body in skin

131

0.6

0.5

1.6

2.0

1.5

1.3

1.6

1.9

S19

Other injuries to skin

165

0.7

1.6

2.5

2.4

1.6

1.4

2.0

11.8

Others

S98

Urticaria

673

2.9

6.3

12.0

9.2

5.4

6.2

8.2

7.4

S96

Acne

506

2.1

0.2

0.1

0.3

9.9

19.7

6.2

9.9

S06

Erythema/rash

437

1.9

22.4

7.9

3.7

2.5

3.7

5.3

4.2

S94

Ingrown toenail/other diseases of nail

430

1.8

0.9

1.5

1.6

9.1

11.0

5.2

4.9

S21

Symptoms/complaints of skin texture

349

1.5

15.6

5.5

3.3

2.3

3.5

4.3

2.3

S02

Pruritis/skin itching

310

1.3

3.2

4.8

3.7

2.7

4.3

3.8

2.3

S29

Other symptoms/complaints skin

207

0.9

8.4

2.0

1.4

2.2

3.5

2.5

1.5

S99

Other diseases of skin/subcutaneous tissue

184

0.8

4.1

1.6

1.5

2.3

3.6

2.2

5.8

S22

Symptoms/complaints of nails

126

0.5

1.4

1.6

1.2

1.7

1.6

1.5

1.3

Residuals

852

3.6

10.4

16.3

Total

23586

100

287.5

317.4


ICPC = International Classification of Primary Care

N = number of incident episodes of skin diseases

% = percentage of new episodes of skin diseases with a distinct ICPC

Mohammedamin et al. BMC Dermatology 2006 6:4   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-6-4

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