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Table 4 Main diagnosis of hospital contact of survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and controls

From: Increased health care utilization by survivors of childhood lymphoblastic leukemia is confined to those treated with cranial or total body irradiation: a case cohort study

Main diagnostic groups (ICD-8, ICD-9, ICD-10) ALL survivors Controls p-value2
n % n %
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (000–136, 001–139, A00-B99)1 20 9.4 475 4.5 0.002
Benign and in situ neoplasms and neoplasms of uncertain or unknown behavior (210–239, 210–239, D00-D48) 8 3.8 77 0.7 <0.001
Malignant neoplasm (140–209, 140–208, C00-C97) 1 0.5 3 0.0 NS
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (280–289, 280–289, D50-D89) 11 5.2 120 1.1 <0.001
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (240–279, 240–279, E00-E90) 15 7.0 197 1.8 <0.001
Mental and behavioral disorders (290–315, 290–319, F00-F99) 9 4.2 380 3.6 NS
Diseases of the nervous system (320–358, 320–359, G00-G99; infections excluded) 11 5.2 130 1.2 <0.001
Diseases of the eye and adnexa (360–379, 360–379, H00-H59; infections excluded) 6 2.8 123 1.2 0.041
Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (380–389, 380–389, H60-H95; infections excluded) 6 2.8 128 1.2 0.048
Diseases of the circulatory system (390–458, 390–459, I00-I99; infections excluded) 7 3.3 152 1.4 0.037
Diseases of the respiratory system (460–519, 460–519, J00-J99; infections excluded) 2 0.9 434 4.1 0.013
Diseases of the digestive system (520–577, 520–579, K00-K93; infections excluded) 14 6.6 721 6.8 NS
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (680–709, 680–709, L00-L99; infections excluded) 13 6.1 252 2.4 0.002
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710–738, 710–739, M00-M99; infections excluded) 5 2.3 335 3.1 NS
Diseases of the genitourinary system (580–629, 580–629, N00-N99; infections excluded) 18 8.5 586 5.5 NS
Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (800–999, 800–999, S00-T98) 23 10.8 1,268 11.9 NS
  1. 1Including diagnostic codes from other main groups including site-specific infections (meningitis, otitis, acute infections in the upper airways, influenza, pneumonia, other acute infections in the lower airways, and infections of the airways, i.e. main groups VI-XIV. 2Chi2-test comparing survivors and controls.