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Appendix: 2002 Statistics on Stays in U.S. Hospitals, Principal Diagnosis (continued)

Number of Discharges, Mean Length of Stay, Mean Charges, Percent Admitted from the ED, and Percent Died in the Hospitalx (continued)

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Diseases of the Respiratory System

Clinical Classifications Software (CSS) Diagnosis Category and Number Number of Discharges Mean Length of Stay Mean Charges Percent Admitted from the ED Percent Died in the Hospital
122. Pneumonia 1,275,079 5.8 $18,400 69.9% 5.6%
123. Influenza 22,508 3.9 $10,300 59.6% 1.3%
124. Tonsillitis 32,128 2.0 $7,300 41.1% *
125. Acute bronchitis 207,971 3.2 $8,800 53.0% 0.2%
126. Other infections of upper respiratory tract (nose, throat, trachea) 82,254 2.7 $8,600 58.6% 0.1%
127. Chronic obstructive lung disease 619,309 5.1 $15,400 71.8% 2.6%
128. Asthma 404,483 3.3 $10,400 69.5% 0.3%
129. Aspiration pneumonitis (aspiration of stomach contents into lung) 188,555 8.7 $30,400 76.0% 18.3%
130. Pleurisy, pneumothorax, collapsed lung 108,422 6.9 $24,400 63.0% 4.2%
131. Adult respiratory failure or arrest 210,358 10.5 $48,500 75.3% 22.5%
132. Lung disease due to external agents 7,679 6.1 $23,000 63.6% 6.7%
133. Other lung disease 147,628 4.3 $16,900 62.0% 3.7%
134. Other upper respiratory disease (nose, throat, trachea) 46,932 3.7 $15,200 54.2% 0.6%

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Diseases of the Digestive System

Clinical Classifications Software (CSS) Diagnosis Category and Number Number of Discharges Mean Length of Stay Mean Charges Percent Admitted from the ED Percent Died in the Hospital
135. Intestinal infection 152,088 4.1 $11,900 68.4% 1.4%
136. Disorders of teeth and jaw 26,683 2.5 $14,600 28.9% *
137. Diseases of mouth, excluding dental 19,121 4.3 $14,200 48.9% 0.9%
138. Disorders of esophagus (passage leading to stomach) 176,370 3.4 $13,800 61.0% 0.6%
139. Gastroduodenal (stomach or peptic) ulcer, without bleeding 46,046 6.1 $25,600 71.6% 3.8%
140. Inflammation of stomach or duodenum (first part of small intestine) 140,957 3.7 $12,900 71.4% 0.8%
141. Other disorders of stomach and duodenum (first part of small intestine) 55,351 5.1 $17,100 62.5% 1.4%
142. Appendicitis 285,996 3.2 $16,300 78.8% 0.2%
143. Abdominal hernia 175,629 4.4 $20,200 34.0% 1.3%
144. Regional enteritis and ulcerative colitis 81,789 6.1 $20,300 56.0% 0.7%
145. Intestinal obstruction without hernia 299,610 6.4 $21,100 74.8% 3.2%
146. Diverticulosis and diverticulitis 295,735 5.4 $19,100 65.8% 1.2%
147. Anal and rectal conditions 48,392 4.4 $15,300 52.0% 0.7%
148. Intestinal abscess and peritonitis (inflammation of abdominal cavity lining) 21,606 8.6 $33,000 60.7% 6.5%
149. Gallbladder disease 471,442 4.2 $20,300 57.4% 0.9%
150. Alcohol-related liver disease 67,547 6.7 $27,100 75.3% 10.0%
151. Other liver disease 105,105 6.3 $25,100 66.5% 8.7%
152. Pancreatic disorders other than diabetes 277,512 6.0 $21,200 78.0% 1.5%
153. Gastrointestinal bleeding 340,480 4.6 $17,000 74.5% 3.8%
154. Inflammation of stomach and intestines (noninfectious gastroenteritis) 157,364 2.8 $8,100 68.7% 0.3%
155. Other disorders of stomach or intestines 197,022 5.7 $20,600 47.7% 2.2%

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Diseases of the Genitourinary System

Clinical Classifications Software (CSS) Diagnosis Category and Number Number of Discharges Mean Length of Stay Mean Charges Percent Admitted from the ED Percent Died in the Hospital
156. Kidney disease other than kidney failure 12,242 5.4 $19,800 38.7% 1.0%
157. Acute kidney failure 154,575 7.5 $25,600 67.2% 10.1%
158. Chronic kidney failure 21,073 5.5 $25,800 38.3% 5.9%
159. Urinary infections 455,624 4.6 $12,800 73.5% 1.6%
160. Kidney stones 191,055 2.3 $11,300 63.5% 0.1%
161. Other diseases of kidney and ureters (passage to bladder from kidney) 48,291 4.5 $17,400 36.8% 1.1%
162. Other diseases of bladder and urethra (passage from bladder) 29,696 4.1 $16,400 27.3% 1.0%
163. Ill-defined symptoms of urinary disease 36,828 3.5 $12,500 52.3% 1.0%
164. Hyperplasia (enlargement of prostate) 92,997 2.7 $11,200 8.3% 0.2%
165. Inflammation of male genitals 23,262 4.0 $11,400 61.3% *
166. Other male genital disorders 13,791 3.2 $16,200 42.4% 0.9%
167. Non-cancerous breast conditions 26,353 2.3 $13,000 19.8% *
168. Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs 66,934 3.4 $13,300 41.2% 0.1%
169. Endometriosis 87,464 2.6 $12,600 5.0% *
170. Prolapse of female genital organs 151,177 2.3 $12,400 * 0.0%
171. Menstrual disorders 113,015 2.3 $10,900 8.2% *
172. Ovarian cyst 64,958 2.5 $12,300 32.3% *
173. Menopausal disorders 12,410 2.8 $12,200 15.0% *
174. Female infertility 549 2.0 $10,200 * *
175. Other female genital disorders 105,320 2.6 $12,600 11.9% 0.2%

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Complications of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium

Clinical Classifications Software (CSS) Diagnosis Category and Number Number of Discharges Mean Length of Stay Mean Charges Percent Admitted from the ED Percent Died in the Hospital
176. Contraceptive or procreative management (birth control or helping with conception) 2,245 1.6 $11,000 * *
177. Spontaneous abortion 22,621 1.4 $7,600 71.1% *
178. Induced abortion 8,191 1.8 $8,400 41.1% *
179. Complications following abortion 2,914 2.5 $9,900 73.7% *
180. Ectopic (abdominal or tubal) pregnancy 32,504 2.1 $12,200 72.7% *
181. Other complications of pregnancy 450,486 2.5 $6,900 19.3% 0.0%
182. Hemorrhage during pregnancy, abruptio placenta, placenta previa (bleeding and placenta disorders during pregnancy) 56,748 4.3 $11,100 11.1% *
183. Hypertension (high blood pressure) during pregnancy 213,735 3.5 $9,800 7.8% 0.0%
184. Early or threatened labor 241,708 3.3 $8,300 8.4% *
185. Prolonged pregnancy 225,298 2.3 $6,800 * *
186. Diabetes or high blood glucose during pregnancy 91,227 2.6 $7,200 7.9% *
187. Malposition, malpresentation (breech birth and other disorders of baby's position during birth) 174,666 3.3 $9,800 4.6% *
188. Obstructed labor or fetopelvic disproportion 111,380 3.1 $9,600 3.3% *
189. Previous cesarean section (C-section) 393,615 2.9 $9,000 3.9% *
190. Fetal distress and abnormal forces of labor 236,234 2.9 $9,100 5.4% *
191. Polyhydramnios (excess amniotic fluid) and other problems of amniotic cavity 194,968 3.4 $8,700 6.9% *
192. Umbilical cord complication 231,926 2.0 $5,700 5.2% *
193. Trauma to vulva (external female genitals) and perineum (area between anus and vagina) due to childbirth 804,199 2.0 $5,700 * *
194. Forceps delivery 52,400 2.1 $6,300 4.7% *
195. Other maternal complications of birth and puerperium (period after childbirth) 693,752 2.6 $7,800 8.4% 0.0%
196. Normal pregnancy and/or delivery 402,114 2.0 $5,600 7.5% *

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Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

Clinical Classifications Software (CSS) Diagnosis Category and Number Number of Discharges Mean Length of Stay Mean Charges Percent Admitted from the ED Percent Died in the Hospital
197. Skin and subcutaneous tissue infections 427,234 4.9 $12,700 61.0% 0.5%
198. Other inflammations of skin 10,254 5.8 $18,400 54.3% 2.7%
199. Chronic ulcer of skin 67,345 10.6 $27,500 38.7% 3.0%
200. Other skin disorders 17,062 3.6 $14,600 20.5% *

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Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue

Clinical Classifications Software (CSS) Diagnosis Category and Number Number of Discharges Mean Length of Stay Mean Charges Percent Admitted from the ED Percent Died in the Hospital
201. Infective arthritis and osteomyelitis (bone infection) 78,787 9.2 $29,400 39.8% 1.2%
202. Rheumatoid arthritis 22,220 4.3 $20,600 29.3% 0.8%
203. Osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease) 553,022 4.1 $27,300 2.4% 0.1%
204. Other non-traumatic joint disorders 48,572 3.3 $13,700 41.3% 0.3%
205. Spondylosis, intervertebral disc disorders (back problems, disorders of intervertebral discs and bones in spinal column) 633,717 3.1 $21,100 18.4% 0.2%
206. Osteoporosis (loss of bone due to insufficient calcium) 1,046 5.4 $13,200 41.7% *
207. Pathological fracture (fracture of bone weakened by disease) 73,351 6.2 $21,000 55.9% 2.1%
208. Acquired foot deformities 7,450 2.2 $13,700 2.2% *
209. Other acquired deformities 38,481 4.5 $37,700 4.5% 0.3%
210. Systemic lupus erythematosus (a form of chronic rheumatic disease) and connective tissue disorders 22,232 7.0 $27,700 50.8% 2.6%
211. Other connective tissue disease 127,240 4.1 $15,300 47.0% 0.8%
212. Other bone disease and musculoskeletal deformities 96,247 3.6 $24,700 22.3% 0.2%

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Congenital Anomalies

Clinical Classifications Software (CSS) Diagnosis Category and Number Number of Discharges Mean Length of Stay Mean Charges Percent Admitted from the ED Percent Died in the Hospital
213. Cardiac and circulatory birth defects 39,618 8.9 $71,400 11.4% 2.9%
214. Digestive birth defects 21,026 6.6 $28,200 31.4% 0.7%
215. Genitourinary birth defects 12,691 4.0 $20,400 15.0% *
216. Nervous system birth defects 6,181 6.9 $35,300 14.5% 1.3%
217. Other birth defects 49,512 4.8 $30,600 5.5% 0.6%

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Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (around the time of birth)

Clinical Classifications Software (CSS) Diagnosis Category and Number Number of Discharges Mean Length of Stay Mean Charges Percent Admitted from the ED Percent Died in the Hospital
218. Newborn infant 4,154,780 3.1 $5,200 0.1% 0.3%
219. Premature birth and low birthweight 21,898 24.2 $79,300 * 6.1%
220. Intrauterine hypoxia and birth asphyxia (lack of oxygen to baby in uterus or during birth) 409 15.6 $72,800 * 27.5%
221. Infant respiratory distress syndrome 8,144 24.2 $91,400 * 3.9%
222. Hemolytic jaundice and perinatal jaundice (infant jaundice following birth) 38,729 2.1 $4,200 13.0% *
223. Birth trauma * 4.9 $24,900 * *
224. Other conditions occurring around the time of birth 55,102 7.3 $27,500 28.7% 1.7%

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Injury and Poisoning

Clinical Classifications Software (CSS) Diagnosis Category and Number Number of Discharges Mean Length of Stay Mean Charges Percent Admitted from the ED Percent Died in the Hospital
225. Joint disorders and dislocations due to trauma 40,540 2.8 $18,000 29.8% 0.2%
226. Hip fracture 306,228 6.5 $26,400 80.0% 3.2%
227. Spinal cord injury 12,010 12.8 $76,800 77.4% 6.0%
228. Skull and face fractures 50,483 3.6 $20,800 75.5% 0.6%
229. Fracture of arm 151,123 3.2 $16,400 71.6% 0.4%
230. Fracture of leg 263,058 4.6 $22,000 73.5% 0.5%
231. Other fractures 167,690 5.5 $20,900 76.6% 1.5%
232. Sprains and strains 55,439 2.4 $10,800 40.1% *
233. Brain injury 152,384 6.7 $38,100 83.1% 10.0%
234. Crushing injury or internal injury 100,873 6.9 $37,900 85.5% 4.3%
235. Open wounds of head, neck, and trunk 45,831 2.8 $15,500 84.9% 0.7%
236. Open wounds of arms and legs 52,218 3.5 $16,000 75.9% 0.2%
237. Complication of medical device, implant or graft 589,077 5.7 $31,200 33.1% 1.9%
238. Complications of surgical procedures or medical care 435,557 6.2 $21,800 46.0% 1.6%
239. Superficial injury, bruise 54,961 3.2 $10,400 78.9% 0.5%
240. Burns 28,867 8.5 $39,200 47.0% 3.0%
241. Poisoning by psychiatric drugs 69,784 2.4 $10,200 87.2% 0.8%
242. Poisoning by other medications and drugs 136,215 2.8 $11,500 85.8% 1.3%
243. Poisoning by substances other than medicine 23,863 2.9 $13,200 78.0% 1.6%
244. Other injuries 97,523 3.2 $13,800 74.5% 2.3%

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Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-defined Conditions and Factors Influencing Health Status

Clinical Classifications Software (CSS) Diagnosis Category and Number Number of Discharges Mean Length of Stay Mean Charges Percent Admitted from the ED Percent Died in the Hospital
245. Syncope (fainting) 262,885 2.9 $11,800 82.4% 0.3%
246. Fever of unknown origin 73,525 3.6 $10,900 61.1% 0.5%
247. Lymphadenitis (inflamed lymph nodes) 17,670 3.2 $11,500 48.1% *
248. Gangrene 48,089 10.8 $40,000 30.0% 5.8%
249. Shock 4,607 5.5 $25,600 73.7% 51.5%
250. Nausea and vomiting 48,178 3.2 $9,100 60.9% 0.7%
251. Abdominal pain 206,810 2.8 $9,600 69.6% 0.4%
252. Malaise (physical discomfort) and fatigue 22,741 4.1 $9,400 67.1% 0.9%
253. Allergic reactions 21,986 2.9 $9,000 69.0% 0.4%
254. Rehabilitation care, fitting of prostheses, and adjustment of devices 480,478 12.3 $21,200 1.4% 0.6%
255. Administrative/social admission * * $7,700 * *
256. Medical examination/evaluation 10,405 2.5 $3,900 6.7% *
257. Other aftercare 48,314 8.0 $16,500 2.6% 4.3%
258. Other screening 2,964 1.8 $6,400 42.8% *
259. Residual codes, unclassified 78,340 3.6 $13,300 43.6% 1.9%

x Weighted national estimates from HCUP Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2002, based on data collected by individual States and provided to AHRQ by the States. Total number of weighted discharges in the U.S. based on HCUP NIS = 37,804,021. Statistics based on estimates with a relative standard error (standard error/weighted estimate) greater than 0.30 or with standard error = 0 are not reliable. These statistics are suppressed and are designated with an asterisk (*).

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