Table 1: Number of hospital admissions and days in hospital (mean values) for deceased persons 1987–1999 in four ICD groups.

DiagnosisForeign-born Swedish-born
In-patient recordAge 1970 
(95% CI)
Hospital
admissions 
(95% CI)
Total days in hospital  
(95% CI)
Days during the two last
hospital admissions  
(95% CI)
In patient
record
Age 1970 
(95% CI)
Hospital
admissions 
(95% CI)
Days in hospital 
(95% CI)
Days during the two last
hospital admissions  
(95% CI)

Neoplasm 15 37246.5**  
(46.7, 47.0)
7.2  
(7.1–7.3)
81.0  
(78.8, 83.3)
33.1  
(32.2, 33.9)
16 65146.9 
(46.7, 47.0)
7.2  
(7.1–7.3)
84.1  
(80.7, 87.5)
33.1  
(32.2, 34.1)

Diseases of the circ. syst. 23 83753.2*  
(53.9, 54.2)
6.0  
(5.9–6.1)
114.8***  
(110.4, 119.3)
48.2**  
(46.3, 50.2)
26 04254.1  
(53.9, 54.2)
5.9  
(5.9–6.0)
110.4  
(106.6, 114.2)
46.0  
(44.3, 47.8)

Injury and poisoning 160541.7*  
(41.0, 42.5)
4.7****  
(4.4–5.0)
90.5*  
(76.5, 104.4)
32.1*  
(25.8, 38.4)
167144.3  
(43.6, 45.0)
5.3  
(5.0–5.6)
91.3  
(79.8, 102.8)
29.9  
(26.3, 33.5)

Signs and ill-defined conditions 874 53.0*  
(52.0, 53.9)
5.4*  
(5.0–5.8)
107.6*  
(89.7, 125.5)
55.5*  
(43.6, 67.4)
57758.2  
(57.1, 59.3)
6.1  
(5.5–6.62)
158.6  
(124.9, 192.3)
78.2  
(60.9, 95.5)

†** ‡*** **** .