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Table 2 Discharge Diagnoses by Mortality Status (N = 302)

From: Prevalence of and characteristics associated with in-hospital mortality in a Ugandan neurology ward

 AliveDeadTotalP-valueb
N%aN% aN%
No Discharge Diagnosis8032.5%2646.4%10635.1%0.049
All Discharge Diagnosis (N = 196)
 Stroke      .26
  No11368.1%1446.7%12764.8% 
  Yes5331.9%1653.3%6935.2% 
Neurologic Trauma
 Head Trauma      .16
  No14989.8%2376.7%17287.8% 
  Yes1710.2%723.3%2412.2% 
 Spinal Cord Insult      .69
  No15794.6%2996.7%18694.9% 
  Yes95.4%13.3%105.1% 
Non-communicable disease
 Diabetes      .51
  No11770.5%2170.0%13870.4% 
  Yes4929.5%930.0%5829.6% 
 Hyperlipidemia      N/A
  No166100.0%30100.0%196100.0% 
  Yes00.0%00.0%00.0% 
 Atrial Fibrillation      .31
  No16297.6%2893.3%19096.9% 
  Yes42.4%26.7%63.1% 
 Myocardial Infarction      1.00
  No16599.4%30100.0%19599.5% 
  Yes10.6%00.0%10.5% 
 Liver Disease      1.00
  No16498.8%30100.0%19499.0% 
  Yes21.2%00.0%21.0% 
 Seizure/Convulsion      .14
  No14788.6%2996.7%17689.8% 
  Yes1911.4%13.3%2010.2% 
 Psychiatric Illness      .13
  No13983.7%2893.3%16785.2% 
  Yes2716.3%26.7%2914.8% 
Communicable disease
 Syphilis      N/A
  No166100.0%30100.0%196100.0% 
  Yes00.0%00.0%00.0% 
 Malaria      .36
  No15995.8%30100.0%18996.4% 
  Yes74.2%00.0%73.6% 
 Schistosomiasis      N/A
  No166100.0%30100.0%196100.0% 
  Yes00.0%00.0%00.0% 
 TB      1.00
  No16498.8%30100.0%19499.0% 
  Yes21.2%00.0%21.0% 
 Pneumonia      .001
  No15492.8%2066.7%17488.8% 
  Yes127.2%1033.3%2211.2% 
 HIV      1.00
  No15492.8%2893.3%18292.9% 
  Yes127.2%26.7%147.1% 
 Cryptococcus/MAI/PJP c      N/A
  No166100.0%30100.0%196100.0% 
  Yes00.0%00.0%00.0% 
All Discharge Diagnosis Group (N = 196)
 Stroke      .26
  No11368.1%1446.7%12764.8% 
  Yes5331.9%1653.3%6935.2% 
 Neurologic Trauma      .43
  No14084.3%2273.3%16282.7% 
  Yes2615.7%826.7%3417.3% 
 Non-communicable Disease      .017
  No6740.4%1756.7%8442.9% 
  Yes9959.6%1343.3%11257.1% 
 Communicable Disease      .13
  No13380.1%1860.0%15177.0% 
  Yes3319.9%1240.0%4523.0% 
Primary Discharge Diagnosis (N = 196)
 Stroke4627.7%1550.0%6131.1%.019
Neurologic Trauma
  Head Trauma127.2%310.0%157.7%.71
  Spinal Cord Insult95.3%13.3%105.0%1.00
Non-communicable disease
Diabetes2816.9%310.0%3115.8%.43
 Hyperlipidemia00.0%00.0%00.0%N/A
 Atrial Fibrillation00.0%00.0%00.0%N/A
 Myocardial Infarction10.6%00.0%10.5%1.00
 Liver Disease21.2%00.0%21.0%1.00
 Seizure/Convulsion1710.2%13.3%189.2%.32
 Psychiatric Illness2313.9%26.7%2512.8%.38
Communicable disease
 Syphilis00.0%00.0%00.0%N/A
 Malaria63.6%00.0%63.1%.59
 Schistosomiasis00.0%00.0%00.0%N/A
 TB21.2%00.0%21.0%1.00
 Pneumonia63.6%310.0%94.6%.14
 HIV116.6%26.7%136.6%1.00
 Cryptococcus/MAI/PJP c00.0%00.0%00.0%N/A
Primary Discharge Diagnosis Group (N = 196)    .049
 Stroke4627.7%1550.0%6131.1% 
 Neurologic Trauma2112.7%413.3%2512.8% 
 Non-communicable Disease7444.6%620.0%8040.8% 
 Communicable Disease2515.1%516.7%3015.3% 
  1. aColumn percent among those with non-missing discharge diagnosis
  2. bFisher Exact test was used for small cells
  3. cAbbreviations: MAI Mycobacterium Avium-intracellulare, PJP Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia
  4. Note: Disease groups using all discharge diagnosis codes are not mutually exclusive, and disease groups using primary discharge diagnosis codes are mutually exclusive