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Table 2 Number of hospitalizations and standardized hospitalization ratios (SHRs) relative to the general population among 6,079 kidney transplant patients, between April 2001 and December 2008, by disease category a

From: Long-term follow-up of kidney transplant recipients: comparison of hospitalization rates to the general population

Disease grouping ICD10 b Kidney transplant patients
   Observed Expected SHR 95% CI
All hospitalizations   14,147 1,876.1 7.5 7.4, 7.7
All hospitalizationsc Excluding S01-T99, V01-Y98, and Z00-Z99 10,227 1,604.6 6.4 6.3, 6.5
Infectious diseases A00-B99 853 27.4 31.2 29.1, 33.4
Neoplasms C00-D48 498 171.2 2.9 2.7, 3.2
Blood disorders D50-D89 201 16.5 12.2 10.6, 14.0
Endocrine disorders E00-E99 1,114 50.6 22.0 20.7, 23.3
Mental disorders F00-F99 80 84.7 0.9 0.7, 1.2
Nervous system and sense organs G00-G99, H00-H95 483 43.2 11.2 10.2, 12.2
Circulatory I00-I99 1,078 298.6 3.6 3.4, 3.8
Respiratory J00-J99 661 123.4 5.4 4.9, 5.8
Digestive K00-K93 1,480 227.0 6.5 6.2, 6.9
Skin and subcutaneous tissue L00-L99 165 19.9 8.3 7.1, 9.7
Musculoskeletal M00-M99 420 128.8 3.3 3.0, 3.6
Genitourinary N00-N99 2,132 120.2 17.7 17.0, 18.5
Complications of pregnancy O00-O99 38 158.2 0.2 0.2, 0.3
Congenital anomalies Q00-Q99 53 2.8 18.9 14.2, 24.8
Symptoms ill defined R00-R99 968 114.6 8.4 7.9, 9.0
  1. aFollow-up interval was from 60 days after the date of their renal transplant to the date of death or until 31 March 2009.
  2. bICD 10, International Classification of Diseases, 10th.
  3. cDisease category on complications of procedures/ transplanted organs rejection, follow-up examination and adjustment, and other supplementary classifications related to transplant procedure (ICD-10 codes: S01-T99, V01-Y98, and Z00-Z99) was excluded.