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Table 2. Percentage of Primary Discharge Diagnosis by VHA Major Diagnostic Group

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Table 2. Percentage of Primary Discharge Diagnosis by VHA Major Diagnostic Group

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*Major diagnostic groups representing at least 1% of discharges for the national population in the year are presented.
Major Diagnostic Group*HIV Infected VeteransAll Veterans
CY 2005CY 2008FY 2005FY 2008
Mental Disorders14.6%15.4%13.7%14.1%
Diseases of the Circulatory System8.4%9.6%19.5%18.7%
Diseases of the Respiratory System8.2%8.5%8.1%8.4%
HIV Infection13.2%8.5%0.2%0.1%
Substance Use and Disorders10.2%8.2%7.0%6.1%
Diseases of the Digestive System7.1%8.1%8.1%8.4%
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-defined Conditions8.0%7.5%7.3%7.0%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases4.8%5.0%1.4%1.6%
Injury, Poisoning, Drug Toxicity3.8%4.6%4.8%4.9%
Kidney and Urinary Tract2.7%4.0%3.7%4.2%
Health Status Factors2.9%4.0%4.7%5.2%
Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue3.8%3.6%2.6%2.5%
Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases, and Immunity Disorders2.9%2.6%3.8%3.5%
Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue2.3%2.6%3.8%4.2%
Diseases of the Blood and Blood-Forming Organs2.0%1.9%1.3%1.4%
Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs1.5%1.8%2.4%2.4%

From Services Provided
The State of Care for Veterans with HIV/AIDS
Office of Clinical Public Health Programs
Veterans Health Administration, 2009