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Table 5 Distribution of primary diagnoses of base-case patients identified as having heart failure based on the secondary diagnosis

From: Prevalence and socio-economic burden of heart failure in an aging society of South Korea

Rank ICD-10 code Description Percent
1 I10 Essential (primary) hypertension 33.59
2 I20 Angina pectoris 10.26
3 E11 Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus 9.41
4 I48 Atrial fibrillation and flutter 6.61
5 N18 Chronic kidney disease 6.21
6 I25 Chronic ischemic heart disease 2.70
7 I42 Cardiomyopathy 1.97
8 I21 Acute myocardial infarction 1.81
9 I63 Cerebral infarction 1.58
10 E14 Unspecified diabetes mellitus 1.27
Total    75.41