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Table 3 Days 1 and 30 mortality for the five most frequent sub-diagnoses according to ICD-10 among patients given a non-specific hospital diagnosis after calling 112 in 2007–2014 in the North Denmark Region

From: Non-specific diagnoses are frequent in patients hospitalized after calling 112 and their mortality is high – a register-based Danish cohort study

Subdiagnoses 1-day mortality 30-day mortality
N Percent (95% CI) N Percent (95% CI)
Unspecified disease (Z039) 589 2.41 (2.22 to 2.61) 1975 8.08 (7.74 to 8.43)
Suspected cardiovascular disease (Z035) 43 2.61 (1.90 to 3.50) 104 6.32 (5.19 to 7.60)
Cramp and spasm (R252) 2 0.98 (0.12 to 3.48) 9 4.39 (2.03 to 8.18)
Suspected nervous disease (Z033) 8 0.95 (0.41 to 1.85) 36 4.26 (3.00 to 5.84)
Observation for disease (Z038) 33 0.89 (0.61 to 1.25) 139 3.75 (3.16 to 4.41)
Others 530 2.30 (2.11 to 2.50) 995 4.32 (4.05 to 4.58)
Total (all sub-diagnoses) 1205 2.23 (2.11 to 2.36) 3258 6.04 (5.84 to 6.24)