Table 2

Baseline Diagnoses

ICD-10

(Code)

Patients

(% & N)

Severity

(NRS)

Duration

(Years)


Chronic Sinusitis

J32.9

100.0% (134)

5.9 ± 1.7

10.7 ± 9.8

Eczema

L30.9

9.7% (13)

4.2 ± 1.8

5.7 ± 5.6

Chronic Bronchitis

J42

8.2% (11)

6.3 ± 1.9

7.6 ± 7.2

Headache

R51

8.2% (11)

4.5 ± 1.4

10.8 ± 12.6

Allergic Rhinitis

J30.4

8.2% (11)

5.8 ± 1.4

14.3 ± 11.5

Dysmenorrhoea

N94.6

7.5% (10)

6.9 ± 1.3

15.4 ± 9.6

Migraine

G43.9

7.5% (10)

6.6 ± 1.3

10.3 ± 9.6

Asthma

J45.9

7.5% (10)

5.7 ± 2.6

15.8 ± 13.1

Frequent Infections

R68.8

6.7% (9)

6.9 ± 1.1

5.8 ± 2.8

Depression

F32.9

5.2% (7)

5.7 ± 2.6

12.3 ± 14.4

Gastritis

K29.5

5.2% (7)

5.1 ± 1.2

6.3 ± 4.7

Fatigue

R53

5.2% (7)

6.7 ± 2.3

5.8 ± 5.8


NRS = Numerical Rating Scale: 10 = maximum, 0 = cured. Only diagnoses seen in ≥5% of the patients.

Witt et al. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 2009 9:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6815-9-7

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