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Table 5 Top 5 Principal Diagnoses for Cases with an Maltreatment Code by Age Group

From: Using Routinely Collected Hospital Data for Child Maltreatment Surveillance: Issues, Methods and Patterns

ICD-10-AM Principal Diagnosis Code by Age Group n %
< 1 year (n = 312)   
   T74 Maltreatment syndromes 53 17.0
   S00 Superficial injury of head 28 9.0
   S06 Intracranial injury 20 6.4
   S02 Fracture of skull and facial bones 17 5.4
   S09 Other and unspecified injuries of head 11 3.5
   S42 Fracture of shoulder and upper arm 11 3.5
   S72 Fracture of femur 11 3.5
   Remainder of age group 161 51.6
1-5 years (n = 337)   
   T74 Maltreatment syndromes 37 11.0
   S00 Superficial injury of head 32 9.5
   Z04 Examination and observation for other reasons 29 8.6
   Z61 Problems related to negative life event in childhood 17 5.0
   S06 Intracranial injury 12 3.6
   Remainder of age group 210 62.3
6-9 years (n = 130)   
   F91 Conduct disorders 17 13.1
   T74 Maltreatment syndromes 13 10.0
   S00 Superficial injury of head 7 5.4
   S09 Other and unspecified injuries of head 7 5.4
   S05 Injury of eye and orbit 5 3.8
   Remainder of age group 81 62.3
10-14 years (n = 664, missing n = 1)   
   F43 Reaction to severe stress, and adjustment disorders 75 11.3
   S02 Fracture of skull and facial bones 63 9.5
   F32 Depressive episode 32 4.8
   S00 Superficial injury of head 32 4.8
   S09 Other and unspecified injuries of head 28 4.2
   Remainder of age group 433 65.3
15-17 years (n = 677)   
   F43 Reaction to severe stress, and adjustment disorders 141 20.8
   F32 Depressive episode 69 10.2
   F33 Recurrent Depressive disorder 62 9.2
   F60 Specific personality disorders 31 4.6
   Z04 Examination and observation for other reasons 28 4.1
   Remainder of age group 346 51.1
Total 2119 100