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Volume 18, Number 11—November 2012

CME ACTIVITY - Research

Coccidioidomycosis-associated Deaths, United States, 1990–2008

Jennifer Y. Huang1, Benjamin Bristow, Shira Shafir, and Frank SorvilloComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA (J.Y. Huang); and University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles (B. Bristow, S. Shafir, F. Sorvillo)

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Table 2

Concurrent conditions listed with coccidioidomycosis on death records, United States, 1990–2008*

Disease ICD 9 code ICD 10 code No. deaths Matched odds ratio
Vasculitis 446, 447.6 I776, I80, L95, M39, M31 36 6.55 (3.85–11.12)
Rheumatoid arthritis 714 M05-M06 45 6.51 (4.05–10.45)
Systemic lupus erythematosus 710 M32.0-M32.9 31 4.17(2.52–6.90)
HIV infection 042–0449 B20-B24 253 3.92 (3.24–4.75)
Tuberculosis 010.0–018.9 A16-A19 24 2.82 (1.66–4.79)
Diabetes mellitus 250.0–250.9 E11-E14 384 2.12 (1.86–2.42)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 490–492, 494–496 J40-J44, J47 287 1.45(1.25–1.68)
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 202, 200 C82-C85 47 1.44(1.03–2.01)

*ICD, International Classification of Diseases.

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1Current affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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