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Table 2 Prevalence and weighted proportions of morbidities in Brazilian adults and older adults. The National Health Survey, 2019

From: Multimorbidity and tooth loss: the Brazilian National Health Survey, 2019

Adults (18–59 years) Older-Adults (60 years and over)
Multimorbidity n = 65,803 % Associated morbidities Morbidities n = 22,728 % Associated morbidities
mean mean
Back problems Hypertension
 yes 12,414 19.0 2.09  yes 12,428 56.0 2.35
Hypertension Back problems
 yes 11,391 17.0 2.14  yes 6617 31.1 2.78
Depression Diabetes
 yes 5876 9.8 2.64  yes 4305 20.3 2.83
Mental problems (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, dementia and related) Arthritis or rheumatism
 yes 3933 7.0 2.57  yes 4025 18.2 3.12
Asthma Heart problem
 yes 3311 5.5 2.2  yes 2724 13 3.47
Arthritis or rheumatism Depression
 yes 3174 4.6 2.92  yes 2366 11.8 3.59
Diabetes Cancer
 yes 3053 4.7 2.53  yes 1420 6,7 3.14
Heart problem Stroke
 yes 1987 3.1 3.04  yes 1271 5,6 3.47
Work-related musculoskeletal disorder Mental problems (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, dementia and related)
 yes 1350 2.6 2.73  yes 859 4,7 3.87
Cancer Asthma
 yes 894 1.4 2.51  yes 983 4,6 3.58
COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
 yes 671 1.3 2,93  yes 587 2,9 4
chronic kidney disease chronic kidney disease
 yes 751 1.2 2.9  yes 529 2,6 3.92
Stroke work-related musculoskeletal disorder
 yes 703 1.0 3.1  yes 360 2,2 3.72
Main dyad combinations Main dyad combinations
 Back problems + Hypertension 3235 5.2 3.3  Hypertension + Back problems 4082 20.0 3.5
 Back problems + Depression 2133 3.7 3.7  Hypertension + Diabetes 3169 14.8 3.7
 Hypertension + Depression 1850 3.0 3.8  Back problems + Diabetes 1296 6.7 4.1
Main Triad combinations Main Triad combinations
 Back problems + Hypertension+ Depression 823 1.5 4.6  Hypertension+ Back problems + Diabetes 1022 5.2 4.4
 Back problems + Hypertension+ Mental problems 443 0.8 4.6  Hypertension+ Back problems + Arthritis 1426 7.4 4.3
 Back problems + Hypertension+ Asma 287 0.5 4.9  Hypertension+ Back problems + Heart problem 840 4.5 4.7