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Volume 488: debated on Friday 6 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the answer of 18 December 2007, Official Report, column 1396W, on nutrition, what codes his Department used in collating the information provided in the answer. (261673)

In the previous answer, malnutrition is classified between the ICD-10 codes E40-E46 and 025. The codes are set out as follows.

E40 Kwashiorkor

E41 Nutritional marasmus

E42 Marasmic kwashiorkor

E43 Unspecified severe protein-energy malnutrition

E44 Protein-energy malnutrition of moderate and mild degree

E45 Retarded development following protein-energy malnutrition

E46 Unspecified protein-energy malnutrition


025 Malnutrition in pregnancy

Nutritional Anaemia:

D50 Iron Deficiency anaemias

D51 Vitamin B12 deficiency anaemias

D52 Folate deficiency anaemias

D53 Other nutritional anaemias

Other nutritional deficiencies:

E50 Vitamin A deficiency

E51 Thiamine deficiency

E52 Niacin deficiency

E53 Deficiency of other group B vitamins

E54 Ascorbic acid deficiency

E55 Vitamin D deficiency

E56 Other vitamin deficiencies

E58 Dietary calcium deficiency

E59 Dietary selenium deficiency

E60 Dietary zinc deficiency

E61 Deficiency of other nutritional elements

E63 Other nutritional deficiencies