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Table 2 Sample characteristics by alcohol-attributed disease type (2001–2011)

From: Primary health care utilization for alcohol-attributed diseases in British Columbia Canada 2001–2011

ICD-9 definition ICD-9 code % Visits (n)a % Cases (n)b Age Gender
\( \overline{x} \) % Male (n)
Alcoholic psychoses 291 3.8 (26,400) 3.6 (7,094) 57.9 60.8 (4,313)
Alcohol dependence syndrome 303 86.2 (595,371) 84.1 (167,057) 45.6 66.9 (111,753)
Alcohol abuse 305.0 5.8 (39,983) 7.8 (15,502) 41.3 61.8 (9,586)
Alcoholic polyneuropathy, cardiomypathy, gastritis 357.7, 425.5, 535.3 .8 (5,257) .9 (1,858) 43.7 67.6 (1,256)
Alcoholic fatty liver 571.0 1.0 (6,960) 1.6 (3,109) 51.5 57.3 (1,781)
Acute alcoholic hepatitis 571.1 .6 (4,329) .7 (1,316) 50.9 70.8 (932)
Alcoholic cirrhosis liver 571.2 1.4 (9,960) 1.1 (2,106) 58.8 68.1 (1,434)
Alcoholic liver damage unspecified 571.3 .3 (2,141) .3 (581) 54.3 68.7 (399)
Total or \( \overline{x} \) (n) - 100 (690,401) 100 (198,623) 45.9 66.2 (131,454)
  1. aCases represent unique individuals.
  2. bVisits refer to all unique health care encounters.