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Table 3 Prevalence of top 10 chronic conditions and number of associated chronic conditions in 2010, stratified by sex (N = 1,356,761)

From: Burden of multimorbidity, socioeconomic status and use of health services across stages of life in urban areas: a cross-sectional study

Women (n = 691,646)
    Comorbidity*
ICPC2 Chronic conditions n† Alone +1 +2 +3 +4 or more
T93 Lipid disorder 155,451 5.7 10.8 13.6 14.0 55.9
K86 Hypertension, uncomplicated 150,293 3.2 7.8 11.5 13.6 63.9
P76 Depressive disorder 99,979 9.7 13.4 13.9 12.8 50.2
T82 Obesity 90,376 7.7 11.4 12.7 12.8 55.4
P74 Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 83,866 16.8 19.5 16.3 12.3 35.1
K95 Varicose veins of leg 64,319 7.5 10.8 11.8 12.0 57.9
L91 Osteoarthrosis, other 55,643 2.3 5.2 8.5 11.3 72.7
L95 Osteoporosis 51,807 2.8 6.5 10.2 12.4 68.1
L86 Back syndrome with radiating pain 48,594 10.2 12.8 12.9 11.9 52.2
T90 Diabetes, non-insulin dependent 47,816 1.5 4.2 7.8 11.3 75.2
Men (n = 665,115)
    Comorbidity*
ICPC2 Chronic conditions n† Alone +1 +2 +3 +4 or more
T93 Lipid disorder 134,292 10.9 15.8 16.5 14.7 42.1
K86 Hypertension, uncomplicated 125,826 6.1 11.8 15.0 15.5 51.6
T90 Diabetes, non-insulin dependent 53,264 3.3 8.0 12.3 14.7 61.7
T82 Obesity 52,682 10.9 14.7 15.1 14.0 45.3
Y85 Benign prostatic hypertrophy 47,032 3.2 7.4 11.4 13.7 64.3
P74 Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 40,619 23.0 22.3 16.8 11.8 26.1
L86 Back syndrome with radiating pain 35,487 17.6 16.7 14.4 12.0 39.3
P76 Depressive disorder 34,709 14.1 16.8 15.3 12.8 41.0
T99 Endocr/metab/nutrit disease, other 28,256 5.8 10.1 12.9 13.4 57.8
P15 Chronic alcohol abuse 26,527 14.3 17.8 17.1 14.1 36.7
  1. Abbreviations: ICPC 2 International Classification of Primary Care, n† total number of patients with each chronic condition, Endocr/metab/nutrit disease Endocrine, metabolic, nutritional disease. Data are expressed as percentage.
  2. *Numbers indicate the percentage of each chronic condition considered which coexisted with another chronic condition (+1), 2 more chronic conditions (+2), 3 more chronic conditions (+3) or with 4 or more chronic conditions (+4 or more).