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Table 3 Diagnoses, co-morbidities and Charlson index (physician rated)

From: Patient satisfaction with primary care: an observational study comparing anthroposophic and conventional care

Main Diagnoses,
ICD-10* (Distribution p < 0.001)
CON AM
   # % CI a # % CI a
M Diseases of the musculoskeletal system 238 17.46 14.9–20.0 111 19.04 15.3–22.8
I Diseases of the circulatory system 241 17.68 15.4–19.9 51 8.75 6.1–11.4
J Diseases of the respiratory system 135 9.90 8.3–11.6 65 11.15 8.5–13.8
F Mental and behavioural disorders 112 8.22 6.1–10.3 63 10.81 7.5–14.2
S. T Injury, poisoning 104 7.63 5.8–9.5 28 4.80 3.2–6.4
K Diseases of the digestive system 86 6.31 4.8–7.8 42 7.20 5.0–9.4
G, H Diseases of the nervous system, eye and ear 69 5.06 0.2–3.5 33 5.66 0.3–4.1
E Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases 79 5.80 4.5–7.0 15 2.57 1.2–3.9
L Diseases of the skin 47 3.45 2.4–4.5 25 4.29 2.7–5.9
N Diseases of the genitourinary system 42 3.08 1.9–4.3 29 4.97 2.9–7.0
C, D 1 Neoplasms 15 1.10 1.4–2.9 43 7.38 5.5–12.0
A, B Infectious and parasitic diseases 23 1.69 1.0–2.3 14 2.40 1.1–3.7
D2 Diseases of the blood 20 1.47 0.1–0.8 13 2.23 0.1–1.6
Z Factors influencing health status and contact with health services 71 5.21   12 2.06  
  Others and not elsewhere classified diseases 81 2.35   39 6.58  
Co-Morbidity (p = 0.398)       
  None 536 39.3   204 35.0  
  1 404 29.6   175 30.0  
  >1 423 31.0   204 35.0  
Charlson Index* (p < 0.001)       
  0 1207 86.6   509 84.5  
  1 115 6.8   21 2.2  
  > 1 41 1.9   53 6.2  
  1. * = significant difference (p < 0.05) to CON-group in a multivariate logistic model
  2. a = 95% Confidence Interval