Table 3

Cross-table describing patterns of healthcare use and demographics of top 1% beneficiaries

ICD-10 chapterPrevalence (%)*% most cost-incurring ICD-10 chapterAverage age (years)Percentage dyingPercentage menAverage number of comorbidities (ICD- chapter)Average cost
Expensive drugs (*€1000)Intensive care (*€1000)Neoplasm
Mental and behavioural disorders (*€1000)Diseases circulatory system (*€1000)Diseases genitourinary system
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases10.21.060.316.860.45.55425153407407247382400
Neoplasms36.823.262.016.449.53.956111 92727 734295 902206276294991
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism4. 5355311436221391
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases21.51.339.
Mental and behavioural disorders32.214.741. 4311746787
Diseases of the nervous system29.32.654.78.452.24.656930361858456821064442
Diseases of the eye and adnexa18.
Diseases of the ear and mastoid process5.40.344.51.648.83.46020023225145923
Diseases of the circulatory system52.822.368.79.560.94.649756463 66859922519269 3944709
Diseases of the respiratory system24.14.462.816.748.94.853525820 20418658012628801
Diseases of the digestive system20. 35919 343171787315231013
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue10.00.559.
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue19. 750310410908622359699
Diseases of the genitourinary system24.47.263.410.558.05.282500012 30725466918921171 360
Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium0.
Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period0.
Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities3.
Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified49.22.155.414.150.84.660982490864824601034387
Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes22.36.871.59.739.54.750298615 1691813178956681055
Factors influencing health status and contact with health services31.73.630. 95113884473234636
  • *Prevalence of ICD-10 chapters among the total population. All other columns apply for beneficiaries with the selected most cost-incurring ICD-10 chapter per row.

  • ICD, International Statistical Classification of Diseases.