Table 1

Avoidable mortality indicators: ICD codes (8th and 9th revision)

ICD-8 ICD-9
Curative indicators:
Tuberculosis010-019010-018,137
Malignant neoplasm of the breast174174
Malignant neoplasm of the cervix/uterus body180,182179-180,182
Malignant neoplasm of the testis186186
Hodgkin's disease201201
Chronic rheumatic heart disease393-398393-398
Hypertensive and cerebrovascular disease400-404,430-438401-405,430-438
Asthma493493
Peptic ulcers531-534531-534
Appendicitis540-543540-543
Abdominal hernia550-553550-553
Cholelithiasis and cholecystitis574-575574-575.1,576.1
Maternal mortality630-678630-676
Preventive indicators:
Malignant neoplasms of the trachea, bronchus and lung162162
Malignant neoplasm of the skin (non melanoma)173173
Ischaemic heart disease410-414410-414,429.2
Cirrhosis of liver571571
Motor vehicle accidentsE810-823E810-825