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Table 6 Grouping of diagnoses and interventions used for classifying hospital activities by complication states of relevance for diabetes, and with respect to diagnostic specificity for diabetes

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

Diagnosis or procedure Qualifying for complication statea Specificity for diabetesb
Diabetes in pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium 0 1
Diabetes, without indication of chronic complication 0 1
Hypoglycaemiccoma NOS 0 0
Screening for diabetic retinopathy 0 1
Drug treatment or instruction specific for diabetes 0 1
Acute myocardial infarction 1 0
Diabetes with complication, not further specified 1 1
Diabetes with complications in peripheral vascular system 1 1
Diabetes with eye complication 1 1
Diabetes with footulcer 1 1
Diabetes with microangiopathy 1 1
Diabetes with neurological complication 1 1
Diabetes with peripheral angiopathy 1 1
Diabetes with renal complication 1 1
Diabetic cataract 1 1
Diabetic polyneuropathy 1 1
Diabetic retinopathy not otherwise specified 1 1
Diseases of the lens 1 0
Polyneuropathy 1 0
Proliferative diabetic retinopathy 1 1
Uraemia 1 0
Simplex diabetic retinopathy 1 1
Cataract, retinopathy in diabetes 1 1
Diabetic angiopathy in extremities 1 1
Diabetic nephropathy, Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrom 1 1
Neuropathy, diabetic polyneuritis, diabetes 1 1
Amputation at or below ankle level 1 0
Coronary bypass operation 1 0
Surgery for eye complication 1 0
Teatment of ulcer of lower limb 1 0
Diabetes with gangraene 2 1
Diabetes with multiple complications 2 1
Diabetic maculopathy 2 1
Dialysis 2 0
Diseases of the retina 2 0
Heart failure 2 0
Kidney transplantation 2 0
Renalfailure 2 0
Stroke 2 0
Blindness 2 0
Diabetic gangraene 2 1
Gangrena of lower limb 2 0
Intracerebral haemorrhage 2 0
Amputation above ankle level 2 0
  1. aValue indicates classification state (0, 1 or 2, respectively)
  2. bValues 1 and 0 indicate that item is specific for diabetes and unspecific for diabetes, respectively