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Table 3 Patient need for health care, as defined by complication state classification

From: Socioeconomic inequality of diabetes patients’ health care utilization in Denmark

Complication group Health statea
Complication group 0 (CG0) Diabetes without registered complications
Complication group 1 (CG1) Moderate or minor complications, problems with eyes, heart, kidney and nervous system, minor amputations below the ancle, bypass operation and some eye operations
Complication group 2 (CG2) – Severe complications: blindness, amputation above the ancle, severe heart failure, kidney transplant or dialysis
  1. aICD codes defined for each complication group is given in Table 6 in Appendix