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Table 5 Comparison of venous thromboembolism diagnoses in HES and general practice records

From: Vascular disease in women: comparison of diagnoses in hospital episode statistics and general practice records in England

  HES Diagnosis (ICD-10 code)
  Pulmonary Embolism (I26) Venous Thrombosis (I80-I82) All Venous Thromboembolism (I26, I80-I82)
General Practitioner Report: N=285 N=495 N=761*
Same as HES diagnosis 91.2% (260) 91.3% (452) 91.1% (693)*
Closely related diagnosis 1.4% (4) 1.8% (9) 1.7% (13)
No venous thromboembolism diagnosis 7.4% (21) 6.9% (34) 7.2% (55)
  1. HES: hospital episode statistics; ICD-10: International Classification of Diseases (10th Revision).
  2. * Rows do not total as 19 women with both sub-group ICD codes in selected HES record are included in both sub-group columns.