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Table 2 QALE among different subgroups divided by the combination of cognitive impairment and multimorbidity

From: Estimation of losses of quality-adjusted life expectancy attributed to the combination of cognitive impairment and multimorbidity among Chinese adults aged 45 years and older

Age intervals (y) QALEs among the different subgroups (n = 13,850)
With multimorbidity (n = 6087) Without multimorbidity (n = 6213) Missing value (n = 1550) (95% CI)
Low cognition (n = 1766) (95% CI) High cognition (n = 4321) (95% CI) Low cognition (n = 1490) (95% CI) High cognition (n = 4723) (95% CI)
45–49 25.73 (25.27, 26.18) 29.52 (29.08, 29.95) 29.62 (29.17, 30.04) 33.34 (32.93, 33.74) 28.12 (27.63, 28.59)
50–54 22.11 (21.70, 22.50) 25.61 (25.23, 25.99) 25.55 (25.15, 25.93) 29.25 (28.88, 29.62) 24.09 (23.64, 24.53)
55–59 18.36 (18.01, 18.69) 21.73 (21.39, 22.06) 21.49 (21.15, 21.83) 25.10 (24.78, 25.43) 20.09 (19.69, 20.48)
60–64 14.87 (14.58, 15.14) 17.96 (17.67, 18.24) 17.70 (17.41, 17.98) 21.24 (20.96, 21.52) 16.59 16.26, 16.92)
65–69 11.84 (11.61, 12.06) 14.60 (14.36, 14.84) 14.17 (13.93, 14.38) 17.68 (17.44, 17.91) 13.17 (12.88, 13.45)
70–74 8.86 (8.67, 9.03) 11.48 (11.29, 11.67) 11.02 (10.82, 11.19) 14.37 (14.19, 14.55) 10.00 (9.77, 10.22)
75–79 6.06 (5.92, 6.19) 8.46 (8.31, 8.61) 8.35 (8.20, 8.49) 11.46 (11.33, 11.58) 7.17 (7.00, 7.33)
80–84 3.70 (3.61, 3.79) 5.97 (5.87, 6.07) 5.85 (5.73, 5.96) 8.79 (8.69, 8.88) 4.63 (4.51, 4.74)
85+ 2.01 (1.96, 2.05) 4.19 (4.16, 4.23) 3.59 (3.49, 3.66) 6.24 (6.19, 6.30) 2.55 (2.50, 2.60)
  1. CI confidence interval;
  2. QALE quality-adjusted life expectancy