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Table 2 Prevalence and agreement of the 32 diagnosis groups: General practitioner reports vs. patient self-reports (n = 3,189)

From: Agreement between self-reported and general practitioner-reported chronic conditions among multimorbid patients in primary care - results of the MultiCare Cohort Study

   Prevalence Proportions of specific agreement Kappa statistics
No Diagnosis group General practitioner report% (n) Patient self-report% (n) Positive agreement (PA) Negative agreement (NA) Kappa (95% CI)
1 Hypertension 77.9 (2,483) 72.3 (2,307) 0.89 0.67 0.56 0.53 0.60
2 Lipid metabolism disorders 58.5 (1,867) 45.8 (1,460) 0.69 0.66 0.36 0.33 0.39
3 Chronic low back pain 49.5 (1,577) 62.2 (1,984) 0.67 0.58 0.26 0.23 0.29
4 Joint arthrosis 43.3 (1,382) 66.5 (2,120) 0.66 0.59 0.29 0.26 0.32
5 Diabetes mellitus 37.6 (1,199) 31.1 (992) 0.87 0.93 0.80 0.78 0.82
6 Thyroid dysfunction 33.8 (1,077) 31.1 (992) 0.73 0.87 0.60 0.57 0.63
7 Chronic ischemic heart disease 31.4 (1,000) 30.3 (966) 0.68 0.86 0.54 0.51 0.57
8 Prostatic hyperplasia (n = 1,298) 27.9 (362) 39.4 (511) 0.50 0.75 0.26 0.21 0.31
9 Cardiac arrhythmias 26.9 (858) 33.0 (1,053) 0.64 0.85 0.49 0.45 0.52
10 Asthma/COPD 24.2 (771) 22.0 (700) 0.70 0.91 0.61 0.58 0.64
11 Lower limb varicosis 23.3 (742) 36.2 (1,155) 0.53 0.80 0.34 0.31 0.38
12 Osteoporosis 19.8 (632) 21.6 (690) 0.65 0.91 0.56 0.52 0.60
13 Severe vision reduction 18.9 (604) 44.0 (1,403) 0.47 0.76 0.28 0.25 0.31
14 Cancers 18.3 (584) 10.8 (343) 0.57 0.93 0.50 0.46 0.55
15 Hyperuricemia/Gout 17.3 (552) 16.8 (536) 0.44 0.89 0.33 0.29 0.37
16 Atherosclerosis/PAOD 16.7 (531) 11.1 (354) 0.42 0.91 0.34 0.29 0.38
17 Neuropathies 14.7 (469) 35.6 (1,136) 0.35 0.78 0.18 0.15 0.21
18 Intestinal diverticulosis 14.5 (462) 13.6 (435) 0.44 0.91 0.34 0.30 0.39
19 Cardiac insufficiency 13.1 (417) 17.2 (548) 0.36 0.89 0.24 0.20 0.29
20 Cerebral ischemia/Chronic stroke 11.8 (376) 13.9 (444) 0.60 0.94 0.55 0.50 0.59
21 Renal insufficiency 10.7 (340) 9.7 (308) 0.42 0.93 0.35 0.30 0.41
22 Cardiac valve disorders 9.4 (300) 9.9 (317) 0.41 0.94 0.35 0.30 0.40
23 Chronic cholecystitis/Gallstones 7.9 (251) 8.5 (272) 0.39 0.95 0.33 0.28 0.39
24 Dizziness 7.7 (246) 35.0 (1,115) 0.25 0.80 0.14 0.11 0.16
25 Hemorrhoids 7.5 (239) 22.8 (727) 0.24 0.87 0.15 0.11 0.18
26 Anemias 4.3 (136) 5.3 (170) 0.36 0.97 0.33 0.26 0.40
27 Rheumatoid arthritis/Chronic polyarthritis 4.2 (134) 12.9 (411) 0.32 0.94 0.27 0.22 0.32
28 Psoriasis 3.6 (116) 6.7 (213) 0.44 0.97 0.41 0.34 0.48
29 Migraine/chronic headache 3.5 (113) 6.1 (196) 0.34 0.97 0.31 0.24 0.38
30 Gynecological problems (n = 1,891) 3.4 (64) 13.1 (248) 0.10 0.92 0.05 0.01 0.10
31 Parkinson’s disease 1.9 (62) 2.1 (67) 0.73 0.99 0.72 0.64 0.81
32 Urinary tract calculi 1.8 (58) 3.9 (124) 0.27 0.98 0.26 0.17 0.34
  1. CI, Confidence interval; COPD, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; PAOD, Peripheral arterial occlusive disease.