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Table 1 Number of emergency hospital admissions during the summer months for selected diagnoses in Switzerland during the hot summer 2015

From: Impact of the warm summer 2015 on emergency hospital admissions in Switzerland

Diagnose ICD-10-Code June–August 2015
Total Per 100,000 inhabitantsa Daily admissions
Mean SD Min Max
Total, all-cause A00-Z99 144′687 1′739 1′573 180 1′197 1′927
Total, non-external causesb A00-R99, T67 117′280 1′410 1′275 169 965 1′581
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases A00-B99 8′148 98 89 14 54 128
Mental and behavioral disorders F00-F99 11′362 137 124 23 65 160
Diseases of the nervous system G00-G99 4′295 52 47 9 24 76
Diseases of the circulatory system I00-I99 17′293 208 188 31 110 252
 Ischemic heart diseases I20-I25 3′850 46 42 9 16 64
 Acute myocardial infarction I21 2′814 34 31 7 14 48
 Cerebrovascular diseases I60-I69 3′355 40 36 8 20 53
 Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries I70-I79 938 11 10 5 2 22
Diseases of the respiratory system J00-J99 8′399 101 91 18 58 138
 Upper respiratory tract J00-J06, J30-J39 1′248 15 14 3 6 20
 Influenza and pneumonia J09-J18 3′284 39 36 9 16 55
 Lower respiratory tract J20-J22, J40-J47 2′537 30 28 9 12 56
Diseases of the digestive system K00-K93 16′159 194 176 29 114 236
Diseases of the genitourinary system N00-N99 8′758 105 95 16 64 131
External causes of morbidity c S00-T98, V01-Y84, Z00-Z99, U00-U99 27′474 330 299 32 210 374
Effects of heat and light T67 67 0.8 0.7 1.4 0 9
  1. aPopulation on December 31
  2. bExternal causes of morbidity are excluded expect effects of heat and light (T67). Includes diseases not specifically assessed in this study: Neoplasms (C00-D48); Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50-D90); Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90); Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00-H59), Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (H60-H95); Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99); Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00-M99); Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O99); Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P96); Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99); R00-R99 (Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified)
  3. cIncludes the following ICD-10 codes: Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T98; External causes of morbidity (V01-Y84); Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00-Z99); Codes for special purposes (U00-U99)
  4. SD standard deviation, Min minimum, Max maximum