Table 4The top 10 principal diagnoses for patients with eating disorder as a secondary diagnosis

Principal DiagnosesFrequency (%)Principal DiagnosesFrequency (%)
1Mood disorders6,501 (36%)1Mood disorders8,218 (35%)
2Fluid and electrolyte disorders1,652 (9.1%)2Fluid and electrolyte disorders1,593 (6.7%)
3Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders929 (5.1%)3Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders1,133 (4.8%)
4Alcohol-related disorders648 (3.6%)4Alcohol-related disorders889 (3.8%)
5Poisoning by other medications and drugs548 (3.0%)5Poisoning by other medications and drugs496 (2.1%)
6Diabetes mellitus with complications479 (2.6%)6Substance-related disorders454 (1.92%)
7Substance-related disorders396 (2.2%)7Poisoning by psychotropic agents441 (1.86%)
8Anxiety disorders382 (2.1%)8Deficiency and other anemia428 (1.81%)
9Poisoning by psychotropic agents311 (1.7%)9Diabetes mellitus with complications415 (1.75%)
10Nutritional deficiencies277 (1.5%)10Anxiety disorders362 (1.53%)

Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 1999 and 2009

From: An Update on Hospitalizations for Eating Disorders, 1999 to 2009

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