Table 5.

Primary diagnoses for subsequent hospitalization among patients surviving their index hospital admission in Washington State from 2006 (second quarter) to 2008 (n=676,343)

CohortHospitalizationsRankICD9-CMTop Three Primary DiagnosesnPercent
CKD17,0951428Heart failure16049.4
CKD17,0952410–414Ischemic heart disease11576.8
CKD17,0953584Acute renal failure9965.8
Dialysis44531996Procedural complicationsa65314.7
Dialysis44532428Heart failure2255.1
Dialysis44533250Diabetes2215.0
Kidney transplant7361996Postoperative complications8912.1
Kidney transplant7362038Sepsis435.8
Kidney transplant7363480–488Pneumonia385.2
Reference268,8081410–414Ischemic heart disease15,0215.6
Reference268,8082715Osteoarthritis11,8074.4
Reference268,8083480–488Pneumonia89433.3
  • a Complications related to procedures for vascular access and peritoneal catheters among patients treated by dialysis.