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Table 2 Population-based prevalence of 16 common chronic conditions in Ontario, by age group and year

From: The increasing burden and complexity of multimorbidity

  Year Number with condition (prevalence) Prevalence of each condition, by age group
0-17 18-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-89 90+
Arthritis (except RA) 2003 1 248 116 (10.2) 1.5 6.8 13.9 18.4 23.7 26.4 21.5
  2009 2 728 783 (20.9) 3.1 13.7 27.7 36.5 42.7 48.8 43.7
Hypertension 2003 1 989 338 (16.2) 0.2 4.6 18.9 35.5 55.4 64.6 57
  2009 2 595 152 (19.9) 0.3 5.3 21.6 40.8 60.9 74.3 68.7
Asthma 2003 1 472 574 (12) 20.6 10.5 8.5 8.6 10.2 10.8 7.8
  2009 1 823 345 (14) 20.5 14.2 10.5 10.4 11.2 12.2 9.9
Depression 2003 1 456 160 (11.9) 2.4 14.2 16.6 14.9 13.9 14.9 12.5
  2009 1 409 054 (10.8) 2.2 12.5 14.9 14 11.9 12.3 9.7
Diabetes 2003 679 519 (5.6) 0.2 2 6.6 12.3 19 18.9 12.4
  2009 1 043 016 (8) 0.3 2.6 8.8 16.6 24.7 26.5 17.4
Cancer 2003 725 971 (5.9) 0.9 3.4 7.1 10 16.4 19.1 12.6
  2009 870 906 (6.7) 1 3.5 7.4 11 17.3 21 14.3
Chronic coronary 2003 375 830 (3.1) 0 0.3 2.1 6 12.8 18 16
syndrome 2009 625 600 (4.8) 0 0.4 3.1 8.6 17.3 26.7 26.4
Cardiac arrhythmia 2003 141 599 (1.2) 0 0.3 0.6 1.5 4.1 8.1 8.7
  2009 307 447 (2.4) 0.1 0.7 1.5 3 6.7 14.3 17
Osteoporosis 2003 131 799 (1.1) 0 0.1 1 2.6 4.4 4.8 3.5
  2009 287 798 (2.2) 0.1 0.2 1.3 4.8 8.1 10.7 9.6
COPD 2003 233 844 (1.9) 0 0.1 1.4 3.3 7.8 12.2 11.8
  2009 257 012 (2) 0 0.1 1.3 3.3 7.1 11.8 12.4
CHF 2003 196 169 (1.6) 0 0 0.5 1.9 5.6 13.8 25.1
  2009 216 172 (1.7) 0 0 0.5 1.9 5.1 13.2 23.4
Renal failure 2003 50 680 (0.4) 0 0.1 0.3 0.6 1.5 2.6 2.6
  2009 149 234 (1.1) 0.1 0.3 0.7 1.5 3.5 6.9 7.4
Dementia 2003 88 894 (0.7) 0 0 0.1 0.3 1.4 7.9 22
  2009 148 508 (1.1) 0 0.1 0.2 0.5 2 11.2 28.4
Rheumatoid arthritis 2003 68 279 (0.6) 0.1 0.3 0.7 1.2 1.6 1.8 1
  2009 137 729 (1.1) 0.1 0.4 1.2 2.1 2.7 3.3 2.6
Stroke 2003 56 311 (0.5) 0 0.1 0.2 0.6 1.6 3.6 4.9
  2009 124 199 (1) 0 0.1 0.5 1.2 2.9 6.5 9
AMI 2003 16 848 (0.1) NA 0 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.8
  2009 13 032 (0.1) NA 0 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.7