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Table 2 Common principal diagnoses in relation to ICPC-2 categories (episodes of care-level)

From: Episodes of care in a primary care walk-in clinic at a refugee camp in Germany – a retrospective data analysis

‘Infections’ n = 1750 (44.0% of all EOC) percentage of all ‘infections’
Upper respiratory tract infection (n = 719) 41.1%
Acute tonsillitis (n = 141) 8.1%
Gastroenteritis; presumed infection (n = 62) 3.5%
Acute bronchitis / bronchiolitis (n = 62) 3.5%
Pediculosis / other skin infestation (n = 60) 3.4%
Acute / chronic Sinusitis (n = 56) 3.2%
Viral disease other / NOS (n = 51) 2.9%
Cystitis / other urinary infection (n = 49) 2.8%
Acute otitis media / myringitis (n = 40) 2.3%
Scabies / other ascariasis (n = 37) 2.1%
‘Other diagnoses’ n = 887 (22.2% of all EOC) percentage of all ‘other diagnoses’
Stomach function disorder (n = 69) 7.8%
Back syndrome w/o radiating pain (n = 48) 5.4%
Dermatitis / atopic eczema (n = 47) 5.3%
Acne (n = 27) 3.0%
Depressive disorder (n = 26) 2.9%
Health maintenance / prevention (n = 25) 2.8%
Excessive ear wax (n = 23) 2.6%
Asthma (n = 22) 2.5%
Skin disease, other (n = 21) 2.3%
Tension-type headache (n = 21) 2.3%
‘Symptoms/Complaints’ n = 683 (17.1% of all EOC) Percentage of all ‘Symptoms/Complaints’
Constipation (n = 46) 6.7%
Headache (n = 40) 5.6%
Throat symptom / complaint (n = 25) 3.6%
Knee symptom / complaint (n = 25) 3.6%
Diarrhoea (n = 18) 2.6%
Heartburn (n = 17) 2.5%
Cough (n = 17) 2.5%
Rash localized (n = 17) 2.5%
Fever (n = 16) 2.3%
‘Injuries’ n = 228 (5.7% of all EOC) Percentage of all ‘injuries’
Abrasion / scratch / blister (n = 29) 12.7%
Sprain/strain of joint NOS (n27) 11.8%
Sprain/strain of ankle (n = 22) 9.6%
Injury musculoskeletal NOS (n = 18) 7.9%
Burn/scald (n = 15) 6.6%
Laceration / cut (n = 13) 5.7%
Other Skin injury (n = 13) 5.7%
Trauma / injury NOS (n = 9) 3.9%
Insect bite / sting (n = 8) 3.5%
Fracture: other location (n = 6) 2.6%
  1. ‘No disease’ (n = 121) (3.0% of all EOC)
  2. ‘Dental symptoms/disease’ n = 265 (6.6% of all EOC)