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Table 3 Most prevalent comorbidities associated with cardiovascular diseases in multimorbid patients with cardiovascular morbidity, by age group and sex (442,816 adult patients, Catalonia, 2010)

From: The burden of cardiovascular morbidity in a European Mediterranean population with multimorbidity: a cross-sectional study

Age Groups (years) Female
n = 248,407
Male
n = 194,409
Cardiovascular index disease Associated disease 1 n % 95 % CI Cardiovascular index disease Associated disease 1 n % 95 % CI
19–24
n = 2,152
Varicose veins of leg Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 92 7.1 (5.8–8.7) Hypertension, uncomplicated Obesity 78 9.0 (7.2–11.2)
Postural hypotension Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 83 6.4 (5.2–8.0) Heart disease, other Acne 39 4.5 (3.3–6.2)
Hypertension, uncomplicated Obesity 35 2.7 (1.9–3.8) Postural hypotension Acne 16 1.8 (1.1–3.1)
Paroxysmal tachycardia Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 31 2.4 (1.7–3–4) Varicose veins of leg Acquired deformity of spine 16 1.8 (0.8–2.6)
Heart disease, other Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 24 1.9 (1.2–2.8) Congenital anomaly cardiovascular Acne 13 1.5 (0.8–2.6)
25–44
n = 37,308
Varicose veins of leg Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 2,794 13.0 (12.6–13.5) Hypertension, uncomplicated Lipid disorder 3,425 21.6 (21.0–22.3)
Hypertension, uncomplicated Obesity 2,125 9.9 (9.5–10.3) Varicose veins of leg Lipid disorder 476 3.0 (2.7–3.3)
Postural hypotension Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 527 2.5 (2.3–2.7) Heart disease, other Lipid disorder 451 2.8 (2.6–3.1)
Heart disease, other Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 253 1.2 (1.0–1.3) Hypertension, complicated Hypertension, uncomplicated 201 1.3 (1.1–1.5)
Paroxysmal tachycardia Anxiety disorder/anxiety state 215 1.0 (0.9–1.1) Acute myocardial infarction Lipid disorder 159 1.0 (0.9–1.2)
45–64
n = 154,049
Hypertension, uncomplicated Lipid disorder 25,930 32.5 (32.2–32.9) Hypertension, uncomplicated Lipid disorder 30,975 41.7 (41.3–42.0)
Varicose veins of leg Lipid disorder 10,339 13.0 (12.7–13.2) Heart disease, other Hypertension, uncomplicated 4,186 5.6 (5.5–5.8)
Heart disease, other Hypertension, uncomplicated 2,057 2.6 (2.5–2.7) Ischaemic heart disease w/o angina Lipid disorder 2,992 4.0 (3.9–4.2)
Heart valve disease NOS Hypertension, uncomplicated 1,131 1.4 (1.3–1.5) Varicose veins of leg Lipid disorder 2,745 3.7 (3.6–3.8)
Stroke/cerebrovascular accident Hypertension, uncomplicated 895 1.1 (1.1–1.2) Acute myocardial infarction Lipid disorder 2,582 3.5 (3.3–3.6)
65–79
n = 168,340
Hypertension, uncomplicated Lipid disorder 46,236 49.5 (49.2–49.8) Hypertension, uncomplicated Lipid disorder 32,003 42.7 (42.3–43.1)
Varicose veins of leg Hypertension, uncomplicated 16,214 17.4 (17.1–17.6) Heart disease, other Hypertension, uncomplicated 8,156 10.9 (10.7–11.1)
Heart disease, other Hypertension, uncomplicated 7,075 7.6 (7.4–7.7) Ischaemic heart disease w/o angina Hypertension, uncomplicated 5,297 7.1 6.9–7.3)
Atrial fibrillation/flutter Hypertension, uncomplicated 4,739 5.1 (4.9–5.2) Atrial fibrillation/flutter Hypertension, uncomplicated 4,765 6.4 (6.2–6.5)
Heart valve disease NOS Hypertension, uncomplicated 4,164 4.5 (4.3–4.6) Stroke/cerebrovascular accident Hypertension, uncomplicated 4,522 6.0 (5.9–6.2)
80+
n = 80,967
Hypertension, uncomplicated Lipid disorder 22,984 43.7 (43.3–44.2) Hypertension, uncomplicated Lipid disorder 9,115 32.1 (31.5–32.6)
Varicose veins of leg Hypertension, uncomplicated 8,923 17.0 (16.7–17.3) Heart disease, other Hypertension, uncomplicated 4,244 14.9 (14.5–15.4)
Atrial fibrillation/flutter Hypertension, uncomplicated 6,404 12.2 (11.9–12.5) Atrial fibrillation/flutter Hypertension, uncomplicated 3,600 12.7 (12.3–13.1)
Heart disease, other Hypertension, uncomplicated 6,022 11.5 (11.2–11.7) Stroke/cerebrovascular accident Hypertension, uncomplicated 2,651 9.3 (9.0–9.7)
Heart failure Hypertension, uncomplicated 5,814 11.1 (10.8–11.3) Heart failure Hypertension, uncomplicated 2,579 9.1 (8.7–9.4)