Table 2

Score for chronic disease groups (CDGs), age groups, sex and previous hospital utilisation

Morbidity weightsWeight
 Malignant neoplasms4
 Congestive heart failure4
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease4
 Other vascular diseases3
 Other heart diseases3
 Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs2
 Diabetes mellitus2
 Alcohol and substance abuse2
 Schizophrenia and psychosis2
 Diseases of the digestive system1
 Diseases of the nervous system1
 Diseases of the sense organs1
 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system1
 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue1
 Congenital anomalies1
 Other mental illnesses1
 Diseases of the genitourinary system1
 Other endocrine disorders1
 Other miscellaneous conditions1
 Other respiratory diseases0
 Infectious and parasitic diseases0