1. Z55 Problems related to education and literacy

    Excludes1

    • disorders of psychological development (F80-F89)
    1. Z55.0 Illiteracy and low-level literacy

    2. Z55.1 Schooling unavailable and unattainable

    3. Z55.2 Failed school examinations

    4. Z55.3 Underachievement in school

    5. Z55.4 Educational maladjustment and discord with teachers and classmates

    6. Z55.5 Less than a high school diploma

      Inclusion term(s):

      • No general equivalence degree (GED)
    7. Z55.8 Other problems related to education and literacy

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Problems related to inadequate teaching
    8. Z55.9 Problems related to education and literacy, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Academic problems NOS
Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.