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Table 3 Classification of mental primary diagnoses per disease group: 1993 (n = 636); 2005 (n = 360)

From: Medical Conditions of Nursing Home Admissions

Disease group ICD-9 % 1993 % 2005 Most frequent disorder per group (%)
Psychosis 290 - 299 97.3 94.0 Dementia (98, 95), Psychiatric disorder (2, 5)
Neurosis 300 - 316 1.9 3.9 Depression(42, 64), alcohol abuse, behavioural dist.
Mental retardation 317 - 319 0.8 1.7 Mental retardation
Total   100% 100%  
  1. The numbers in standard between the brackets indicate the percentage for 1993; those in bold refer to 2005.