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Table 1 Number of diseases for patients 45–64 years old, stratified by sex, Catalonia, 2010*

From: Multimorbidity patterns with K-means nonhierarchical cluster analysis

  Women
n (%)
217,823 (82.2)
Men
n (%)
191,171 (73.9)
Number of diagnoses
 2 26,106 (12.0) 33,850 (17.7)
 3 28,243 (13.0) 33,515 (17.5)
 4 28,274 (13.0) 30,356 (15.9)
 ≥ 5 135,200 (62.1) 93,450 (48.9)
Median number of diagnoses (IQR) 5 (4–8) 4 (3–7)
Number of diagnoses included 79 73
  1. Abbreviations: IQR inter-quartile range
  2. *Included in the analysis N = 523,656, people with ≥2 diagnoses; 408,994 (78.1%)
  3. Two sample test of proportions; all p-values< 0.001
  4. Mann-Whitney test; P < 0.001