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Table 4 Pre- and post-transplantation hospital admission rates comparison among 728 kidney transplant recipients, 2004

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

Disease grouping General population hospital admission rate Pre-transplant hospital admission rate ( n) (April 2001 to March 2003) Pre-transplant/ general population Post-transplant hospital admission rate ( n) (April 2006 to March 2008) Post-transplant/ general population Post-transplant/Pre-transplant
All hospitalizations 79.8 1,091.3 (1589) 13.7 436.1 (635) 5.5 0.4
All hospitalizations excluded ICD-10: S01-T99, V01-Y98, and Z00-Z99 68.1 762.4 (1110) 11.2 337.9 (492) 5.0 0.4
Infectious diseases 1.4 15.8 (23) 11.3 20.6 (30) 14.7 1.3
Neoplasms 5.7 16.5 (24) 2.9 22.0 (32) 3.9 1.3
Blood disorders 0.7 42.6 (62) 60.9 2.1 (3) 3.0 0.1
Endocrine disorders 2.0 114.0 (166) 57.0 33.7 (49) 16.9 0.3
Mental disorders 3.9 4.1 (6) 1.1 2.1 (3) 0.5 0.5
Nervous system and sense organs 1.8 30.9 (45) 17.2 15.1 (22) 8.4 0.5
Circulatory 9.7 131.9 (192) 13.6 39.1 (57) 4.0 0.3
Respiratory 6.3 24.7 (36) 3.9 29.5 (43) 4.7 1.2
Digestive 8.8 96.8 (141) 11.0 61.8 (90) 7.0 0.6
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.8 7.6 (11) 9.5 4.8 (7) 6.0 0.6
Musculoskeletal 4.5 27.5 (40) 6.1 11.7 (17) 2.6 0.4
Genitourinary 4.7 199.9 (291) 42.5 61.1 (89) 13.0 0.3
Complications of pregnancy 12.1 6.2 (9) 0.5 2.7 (4) 0.2 0.4
Congenital anomalies 0.4 11.7 (17) 29.3 0.7 (1) 1.8 0.1
Symptoms ill defined 4.7 31.6 (46) 6.7 30.9 (45) 6.6 1.0