Table 5

 Standardised hospitalisation ratios (SHRs) for selected diagnoses among female seafarers with at least three months employment in 1995

Diagnosis text and ICD codeObserved numberSHR95% CI
Infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)1314778 to 251
Neoplasms (C00–C97)39159113 to 217
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)28181121 to 262
    Ischaemic heart disease (I20–I25)211414 to 413
        Myocardial infarction (I21)000 to 536
    Varices in the legs820689 to 407
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00–J99)1610057 to 163
Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)3311177 to 156
    Gastric or duodenal ulcer (K25–K27)000 to 411
    Gastritis and duodenitis (K29)4369101 to 946
    Inguinal hernia (K40)000 to 645
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)209156 to 141
    Arthrosis of the hip (M16)000 to 490
    Arthrosis of the knee (M17)11314 to 731
    Cervical disc disorders (M50)000 to 808
    Lumbar disc disorders (M51)1331 to 181
Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)63133102 to 170
Injury and poisoning (S00–T99)59181138 to 234
    Fractures (S02, S12, S22, S32, S42, S52, S62, S72, S82, S92, T02, T08, T10, T12)21261161 to 399
    Internal injuries (S15–16, S25–27, S35–37, S45–46, S55–56, S65–66, S75–76, S85–86, S95–96)1562 to 315
    Dislocation, sprain, and strain of joints and ligaments of knee (S83)816873 to 332
    Acute poisoning (T35–65, T96–T97)12322166 to 563