Table 4

Primary hospital diagnoses with at least five hospital-associated domiciliary care packages, and the observed-to-expected ratio for the frequency of domiciliary care after hospital discharge

ICD-10 code (3-digit) and descriptionAdmissionsAdmissions with DC package
Observed (O)Expected (E)Ratio O/E (95% CI)
Musculoskeletal, injuries
S72Fracture of femur265693.0322.8 (17.7 to 28.8)
R29Other symptoms and signs involving the nervous and musculoskeletal systems425364.867.4 (5.2 to 10.3)
M16Coxarthrosis (arthrosis of hip)303203.465.8 (3.5 to 8.9)
S32Fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis101191.1516.5 (9.9 to 25.7)
M17Gonarthrosis (arthrosis of knee)604166.912.3 (1.3 to 3.8)
S42Fracture of shoulder and upper arm88131.0112.9 (6.9 to 22.1)
S82Fracture of lower leg; including ankle201112.304.8 (2.4 to 8.6)
T84Complications of internal orthopaedic prosthetic devices; implants and grafts143101.636.1 (2.9 to 11.3)
M25Other joint disorders; not elsewhere classified67587.721.0 (0.5 to 2.0)
S22Fracture of rib(s); sternum and thoracic spine5060.5710.5 (3.9 to 22.9)
S52Fracture of forearm11251.283.9 (1.3 to 9.1)
M96Postprocedural MSK, not elsewhere classified3350.3813.3 (4.3 to 30.9)
Respiratory system
J18Pneumonia; organism unspecified11784613.473.4 (2.5 to 4.6)
J44Other COPD790279.033.0 (2.0 to 4.4)
J22Unspecified acute lower respiratory infection451135.162.5 (1.3 to 4.3)
J96Respiratory failure; not elsewhere classified6860.787.7 (2.8 to 16.8)
J69Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids13851.583.2 (1.0 to 7.4)
Circulatory system
I63Cerebral infarction277313.179.8 (6.7 to 13.9)
I50Heart failure494205.653.5 (2.2 to 5.5)
I44Atrioventricular and left bundle-branch block10781.226.5 (2.8 to 12.9)
I48Atrial fibrillation and flutter36774.201.7 (0.7 to 3.4)
I61Intracerebral haemorrhage6150.707.2 (2.3 to 16.7)
Genitourinary system
N17Acute renal failure367164.203.8 (2.2 to 6.2)
N39Other disorders of urinary system802299.173.2 (2.1 to 4.5)
Digestive system
K56Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia15771.793.9 (1.6 to 8.0)
K57Diverticular disease of intestine60656.930.7 (0.2 to 1.7)
K59Other functional intestinal disorders28353.241.6 (0.5 to 3.6)
E11Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus22072.522.8 (1.1 to 5.7)
E87Other disorders of fluid; electrolyte and acid–base balance266133.044.3 (2.3 to 7.3)
D50Iron deficiency anaemia1038511.870.4 (0.1 to 1.0)
L03Cellulitis397144.543.1 (1.7 to 5.2)
A41Other sepsis646257.393.4 (2.2 to 5.0)
C18Malignant neoplasm of colon49985.701.4 (0.6 to 2.8)
  • Rows are ordered by the number of observed admissions with a domiciliary care package. The five highest values in the columns ‘Observed’ and ‘Ratio O/E’ are shown in bold.

  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; DC, domiciliary care; ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision; MSK, musculoskeletal disorders.