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Table 1 Five highest cumulative incidence of acute and prevalence of chronic diseases by sex and age groups

From: Impact of multimorbidity: acute morbidity, area of residency and use of health services across the life span in a region of south Europe

Female Male
Age groups ICPC Chronic diseases Prevalence (%, CI) ICPC Acute diseases Cumulative incidence (%, CI) ICPC Chronic diseases Prevalence (%, CI) ICPC Acute diseases Cumulative incidence (%, CI)
19-24 P74 Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 8.4 (8.2-8.7) R74 Upper respiratory infection acute 9.1 (8.9-9.3) S96 Acne 7.7 (7.5-7.9) R74 Upper respiratory infection acute 6.9 (6.7-7.1)
S96 Acne 7.8 (7.6-8.0) R76 Tonsillitis acute 4.4 (4.3-4.6) R96 Asthma 6.0 (5.8-6.2) R76 Tonsillitis acute 3.4 (3.3-3.6)
R96 Asthma 5.4 (5.2-5.6) U71 Cystitis/urinary infection other 4.1 (4.0-4.3) P74 Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 3.9 (3.7-4.0) D73 Gastroenteritis presumed infection 2.9 (2.8-3.0)
T82 Obesity 5.0 (4.8-5.1) D82 Teeth/gum disease 3.7 (3.5-3.8) T82 Obesity 3.4 (3.3-3.6) D82 Teeth/gum disease 2.5 (2.4-2.7)
L85 Acquired deformity of spine 4.6 (4.4-4.8) D73 Gastroenteritis presumed infection 3.6 (3.5-3.8) L85 Acquired deformity of spine 3.1 (3.0-3.2) S16 Bruise/contusion 2.3 (2.2-2.4)
25-44 P74 Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 12.2 (12.1-12.3) R74 Upper respiratory infection acute 7.8 (7.7-7.9) T93 Lipid disorder 7.3 (7.2-7.4) R74 Upper respiratory infection acute 5.9 (5.8-5.9)
P76 Depressive disorder 8.8 (8.7-8.9) L03 Low back symptom/complaint 3.4 (3.3-3.5) P74 Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 6.5 (6.4-6.6) D73 Gastroenteritis presumed infection 2.4 (2.4-2.5)
T82 Obesity 6.8 (6.7-6.9) U71 Cystitis/urinary infection other 2.9 (2.8-2.9) T82 Obesity 4.4 (4.4-4.5) L03 Low back symptom/complaint 2.4 (2.3-2.4)
T93 Lipid disorder 5.0 (4.9-5.0) D73 Gastroenteritis presumed infection 2.8 (2.8-2.9) P76 Depressive disorder 3.7 (3.7-3.8) D82 Teeth/gum disease 2.1 (2.1-2.2)
N89 Migraine 4.9 (4.8-4.9) R76 Tonsillitis acute 2.6 (2.6-2.7) L86 Back syndrome with radiating pain 3.5 (3.4-3.5) R76 Tonsillitis acute 1.8 (1.8-1.9)
45-64 T93 Lipid disorder 28.4 (28.2-28.5) R74 Upper respiratory infection acute 7.0 (6.9-7.1) T93 Lipid disorder 29.9 (29.7-30.1) R74 Upper respiratory infection acute 4.8 (4.7-4.9)
K86 Hypertension uncomplicated 21.2 (21.1-21.4) L03 Low back symptom/complaint 3.2 (3.1-3.3) K86 Hypertension uncomplicated 24.6 (24.4-24.7) L03 Low back symptom/complaint 2.6 (2.5-2.7)
P76 Depressive disorder 18.9 (18.8-19.1) U71 Cystitis/urinary infection other 2.9 (2.8-3.0) T82 Obesity 10.9 (10.8-11.0) R78 Acute bronchitis/bronchiolitis 2.0 (2.0-2.1)
T82 Obesity 15.7 (15.6-15.9) R78 Acute bronchitis/bronchiolitis 2.8 (2.7-2.9) T90 Diabetes non-insulin dependent 10.3 (10.2-10.5) D82 Teeth/gum disease 2.0 (2.0-2.1)
P74 Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 13.5 (13.4-13.6) L20 Joint symptom/complaint NOS 2.6 (2.6-2.7) L86 Back syndrome with radiating pain 7.6 (7.5-7.7) H81 Excessive ear wax 1.9 (1.9-2.0)
65-79 K86 Hypertension uncomplicated 60.3 (60.0-60.6) R74 Upper respiratory infection acute 7.2 (7.1-7.3) K86 Hypertension uncomplicated 56.2 (55.9-56.5) R74 Upper respiratory infection acute 6.4 (6.2-6.5)
T93 Lipid disorder 52.4 (52.1-52.7) U71 Cystitis/urinary infection other 4.3 (4.2-4.4) T93 Lipid disorder 44.6 (44.3-44.9) H81 Excessive ear wax 3.9 (3.8-4.0)
T82 Obesity 24.9 (24.7-25.1) R78 Acute bronchitis/bronchiolitis 3.8 (3.7-3.9) Y85 Benign prostatic hypertrophy 28.4 (28.1-28.7) R78 Acute bronchitis/bronchiolitis 3.5 (3.4-3.6)
L95 Osteoporosis 22.8 (22.5-23.0) H81 Excessive ear wax 3.0 (2.9-3.1) T90 Diabetes non-insulin dependent 25.6 (25.4-25.9) D82 Teeth/gum disease 2.4 (2.3-2.5)
P76 Depressive disorder 22.3 (22.1-22.5) L03 Low back symptom/complaint 2.8 (2.7-2.9) T82 Obesity 15.4 (15.2-15.6) L03 Low back symptom/complaint 2.3 (2.2-2.4)
80+ K86 Hypertension uncomplicated 73.1 (72.7-73.4) R74 Upper respiratory infection acute 5.1 (4.9-5.2) K86 Hypertension uncomplicated 63.4 (62.9-63.9) H81 Excessive ear wax 5.8 (5.6-6.1)
T93 Lipid disorder 44.5 (44.1-44.9) U71 Cystitis/urinary infection other 5.0 (4.9-5.2) Y85 Benign prostatic hypertrophy 37.3 (36.8-37.8) R74 Upper respiratory infection acute 5.4 (5.1-5.6)
L91 Osteoarthrosis other 25.7 (25.4-26.1) R78 Acute bronchitis/bronchiolitis 4.5 (4.4-4.7) T93 Lipid disorder 35.0 (34.5-35.5) R78 Acute bronchitis/bronchiolitis 4.9 (4.7-5.2)
F92 Cataract 23.5 (23.2-23.8) H81 Excessive ear wax 4.2 (4.0-4.4) T90 Diabetes non-insulin dependent 25.4 (24.9-25.9) S18 Laceration/cut 3.8 (3.6-4.0)
T90 Diabetes non-insulin dependent 22.8 (22.5-23.1) S18 Laceration/cut 3.4 (3.3-3.6) F92 Cataract 21.9 (21.4-22.3) U71 Cystitis/urinary infection other 2.7 (2.6-2.9)
  1. Abbreviations: ICPC 2 International Classification of Primary Care, CI Confidence interval.