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Table 3 Frequency of hospitalizations for a cutaneous injection-related infection or related infectious complication*.

From: Determinants of hospitalization for a cutaneous injection-related infection among injection drug users: a cohort study

  Once Twice Three times Four times Five plus times Total
1cellulitis 19 7 3 0 2 59
2abscess 10 5 2 0 0 26
3osteomyelitis 5 2 2 0 3 39
4staph.infection 10 2 0 3 2 42
5endocarditis 11 0 1 0 1 24
6septic arthritis 6 3 0 0 0 12
7ulcer 1 0 1 0 1 6
8thrombophlebitis 1 0 1 0 0 4
9myositis 3 0 1 0 0 4
  1. *According to ICD 10 codes. Diseases listed from 1 to 9. ICD 10 codes categorized into 9 diseases and listed from 1 to 9. Data relates to number of times an individual developed a disease, irrespective of whether event was coded as primary, secondary, tertiary, quaternary, or quinary.