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Table 1 The top 10 NCDs in the full sample (n = 8602) ordered by % (overall and after completion of phase 2 questionnaire)

From: Hospital admissions for non-communicable disease in the UK military and associations with alcohol use and mental health: a data linkage study

Rank Events overall (n = 8602) n Weighted % (95% CI) New events after phase 2 (n differs by condition)a n Weighted % (95% CI)
1 Gastrointestinal Disorders 482 5.62 (5.04, 6.19) Gastrointestinal Disorders 303/8423 3.64 (3.17, 4.12)
2 Other Joint Disorders 467 5.60 (5.02, 6.18) Other Joint Disorders 291/8426 3.38 (2.93, 3.83)
3 Arthritis/osteoarthritis 183 2.18 (1.82, 2.55) Arthritis/osteoarthritis 131/8550 1.54 (1.23, 1.85)
4 Hypertension 151 2.02 (1.66, 2.37) Hypertension 105/8556 1.38 (1.09, 1.68)
5 Prostate and other genitourinary disorder 158 1.94 (1.59, 2.29) Prostate and other genitourinary disorder 90/8534 1.14 (0.87, 1.41)
6 Asthma/COPD 130 1.59 (1.27, 1.91) Asthma/COPD 88/8560 1.01 (0.76, 1.26)
7 Back and neck pain 123 1.56 (1.25, 1.88) Back and neck pain 76/8555 0.92 (0.68, 1.16)
8 Cancer and Tumours 99 1.30 (1.01, 1.59) Cancer and Tumours 67/8570 0.89 (0.65, 1.14)
9 Migraine/headache 88 1.00 (0.75, 1.25) Hyperlipidaemia 55/8589 0.72 (0.51, 0.94)
10 Hyperlipidaemia 68 0.90 (0.66, 1.14) Migraine/headache 53/8567 0.68 (0.47, 0.89)
  1. aParticipants were excluded who had an APC event for that condition before phase 2 so the numbers reflect the numbers included in the later Cox regression analyses
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