Table 1

Principal cardiac diagnoses according to severity in patients over 50 years of age

ICD code Short description Non-responder (n=230)
(%)
Responder (n=1367)
(%)
Nursing home (n=158)
(%)
Total
(n=1755)
(%)
Definite heart disease
 I25.9Previous MI and angina2  (0.9)32  (2.3)0  (0.0)34  (1.9)
 I21.9Previous MI1 (0.4)23 (1.7)6 (3.8)30 (1.7)
 I20.9Angina pectoris9 (3.9)31 (2.3)4 (2.5)44 (2.5)
 I48.9Atrial fibrillation5 (2.2)21 (1.5)5 (3.2)31 (1.8)
 I37.0Pulmonary valve stenosis0 (0.0)1 (0.1)0 (0.0)1 (0.1)
 I35.2Aortic stenosis0 (0.0)4 (0.3)1 (0.6)5 (0.3)
 I34.0Mitral insufficiency0 (0.0)2 (0.1)0 (0.0)2 (0.1)
 I11.9Hypertensive heart disease4 (1.7)79 (5.8)1 (0.6)84 (4.8)
Suspected heart disease
 I49.8Pacemaker0 (0.0)9 (0.7)1 (0.6)10 (0.6)
 I52.8Secondary heart disease2 (0.9)15 (1.1)2 (1.3)19 (1.1)
 I51.7Cardiomegali on x ray1 (0.4)5 (0.4)2 (1.3)8 (0.5)
 I26.9Pulmonary embolus0 (0.0)3 (0.2)0 (0.0)3 (0.2)
 I27.9Cor pulmonale2 (0.9)13 (1.0)0 (0.0)15 (0.9)
 I47.9Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia1 (0.4)8 (0.6)1 (0.6)10 (0.6)
 I51.8Unknown heart disease9 (3.9)34 (2.5)15 (9.5)58 (3.3)
Any sign of heart disease36 (15.7)280 (20.5)38 (24.1)354 (20.2)
No apparent heart disease194 (84.3)1087 (79.5)120 (75.9)1392 (79.3)
  • ICD, International classification of diseases, 10th revision; MI, myocardial infarction