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Table 2. Ten Most Common Principal Diagnoses

Ten Most Common Principal Diagnoses* Non-Safety-NetSecondary Safety-Net Safety-Net
Total Number of Hospital Stays
(in thousands)
Percent of Discharges Rank Total Number of Hospital Stays
(in thousands)
Percent of Discharges Rank Total Number of Hospital Stays
(in thousands)
Percent of Discharges Rank
Normal pregnancy and/or delivery 3,013 10.7 1 644 10.6 1 431 11.0 1
Hardening of the heart arteries and other heart disease (coronary arthrosclerosis) 971 3.4 2 166 2.7 4 120 3.0 3
Pneumonia 953 3.4 3 236 3.9 2 126 3.2 2
Congestive heart failure 834 3.0 4 182 3.0 3 104 2.7 4
Chest pain 619 2.2 5 153 2.5 5 90 2.3 5
Heart attack (acute myocardial infarction) 580 2.1 6 107 1.8 10 63 1.6 10
Trauma to vulva (external female genitals) and perineum (area between anus and vagina) 565 2.0 7 117 1.9 7 67 1.7 9
Cardiac dysrhythmias (irregular heart beat) 544 1.9 8            
Spondylosis, intervertebral disc disorders (back problems, disorders of intervertebral discs and bones in spinal column) 531 1.9 9            
Other maternal complications of birth and puerperium (period after childbirth) 529 1.9 10 110 1.8 8 73 1.9 7
Chronic obstructive lung disease       120 2.0 6      
Affective or mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder)       107 1.8 9 86 2.2 6
Asthma             67 1.7 8

*Excludes newborn infant-related diagnoses.

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