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Table 2 Primary non-cancer diagnosis (N = 87)

From: Comparison of terminally ill cancer- vs. non-cancer patients in specialized palliative home care in Germany – a single service analysis

Primary non-cancer diagnosis ICD-10 Percentage
Diseases of the Nervous system (e. g. Morbus Parkinson) F03, G00-G99 35 (40 %)
  Circulatory system (e. g. Heart Failure) I00-I99 16 (19 %)
  Genitourinary system (e. g. UTI sepsis) N00-N99 12 (14 %)
  Respiratory system (e. g. COPD) J00-J99 12 (14 %)
  Digestive system (e. g. Liver Cirrhosis) K00-K93 9 (10 %)
  Musculoskeletal system (e. g. Osteopathy) M00-M99 2 (2 %)
  Infectious and parasitic diseases (e. g. HIV) A00-B99 1 (1 %)
Overall    87 (100 %)