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Table 1 Number of stays in which comorbidities (ICD-10 codes) were detected by the algorithm using the drug prescriptions

From: Combining information from a clinical data warehouse and a pharmaceutical database to generate a framework to detect comorbidities in electronic health records

  ENT dataset General dataset
Stays
(n = 122)
ICD-10
codes
(n = 730)
Stays
(n = 4312)
ICD-10
codes
(n = 4932)
Comorbidities detected using the drug prescriptions; number (%) 30 (24.5) 339 (46.4) 1362 (31.6) 1271 (25.8)
Missing comorbidities; number (%) 92 (75.4) 2950 (68.4)
Suggested comorbidities n = 92   n = 285b  
 Suggested comorbidities, confirmed; number (%) 41 (44.6) 58 (+7.9 a) 58 (20.3) 76 (+6.0 a)
 Added major comorbidity; number (%) 12/41 (29.2) 12 (+1.6a) 18/58 (31.0) 29 (+2.3 a)
  1. aImprovement after code addition. bRandom sample from the general dataset. ENT: Ear, Nose, Throat; ICD-10: International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision