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Table 2 Three most prevalent multimorbidity patterns in women (n = 217,823) aged 45–65 years, Catalonia, 2010

From: Multimorbidity patterns with K-means nonhierarchical cluster analysis

Cluster
n (%)a
Blocks of diagnoses Prevalence in cluster (%)b Prevalence in women (%)c O/E ratiod Exclusivity (%) Centrality Mean Age Median number of diagnoses
1 E70-E90:Metabolic disorders 25.9 35.4 0.73 29.8 0.8 53.0 3
88,657 (40.7) M50-M54:Other dorsopathies 23.6 35.8 0.66 26.9    
  F10-F19:Mental and behavioural disorders due to psychoactive substance use 21.1 18.6 1.13 46.1    
  F40-F48:Neurotic. stress-related and somatoform disorders 20.0 27.3 0.73 29.9    
  N80-N98:Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract 17.6 24.2 0.73 29.6    
  I10-I15:Hypertensive diseases 15.6 25.6 0.61 24.9    
  M70-M79:Other soft tissue disorders 13.9 27.0 0.52 21.0    
  E00-E07:Disorders of thyroid gland 11.8 14.9 0.79 32.3    
  D10-D36:Benign neoplasms 10.4 16.2 0.65 26.3    
2 M50-M54:Other dorsopathies 55.4 35.8 1.55 23.0 1.6 57.4 7
32,249 (14.8) E70-E90:Metabolic disorders 53.6 35.4 1.52 22.4    
  M15-M19:Arthrosis 48.2 15.7 3.08 45.6    
  M70-M79:Other soft tissue disorders 47.5 27.0 1.76 26.1    
  M80-M85:Disorders of bone density and structure 38.7 11.3 3.41 50.5    
  M20-M25:Other joint disorders 33.0 18.6 1.78 26.3    
  F40-F48:Neurotic. stress-related and somatoform disorders 30.1 27.3 1.10 16.3    
  I10-I15:Hypertensive diseases 29.3 25.6 1.14 16.9    
  I80-I89:Diseases of veins. Lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes. Not elsewhere classified 29.2 18.3 1.60 23.7    
  F30-F39:Mood [affective] disorders 20.8 14.6 1.43 21.1    
  N80-N98:Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract 20.5 24.2 0.85 12.5    
  E65-E68:Obesity and other hyperalimentation 20.5 19.0 1.08 16.0    
  G50-G59:Nerve. nerve root and plexus disorders 20.0 8.5 2.34 34.7    
  M45-M49:Spondylopathies 19.7 4.3 4.56 67.4    
  E00-E07:Disorders of thyroid gland 17.8 14.9 1.20 17.7    
  M40-M43:Deforming dorsopathies 15.1 3.8 3.96 58.6    
  D10-D36:Benign neoplasms 12.4 16.2 0.77 11.4    
  K20-K31:Diseases of oesophagus. Stomach and duodenum 12.0 11.4 1.05 15.6    
  J30-J39:Other diseases of upper respiratory tract 11.2 9.4 1.19 17.6    
  G40-G47:Episodic and paroxysmal disorders 11.2 10.5 1.06 15.7    
  J00-J06:Acute upper respiratory infections 11.1 12.6 0.88 13.0    
  H90-H95:Other disorders of ear 10.2 6.3 1.60 23.7    
3 N80-N98:Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract 48.1 24.2 1.99 25.6 1.7 53.0 8
28,024 (12.9) M50-M54:Other dorsopathies 46.9 35.8 1.31 16.9    
  M70-M79:Other soft tissue disorders 38.8 27.0 1.44 18.5    
  M20-M25:Other joint disorders 33.6 18.6 1.81 23.3    
  D10-D36:Benign neoplasms 32.8 16.2 2.03 26.1    
  I80-I89:Diseases of veins. Lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes. Not elsewhere classified 29.3 18.3 1.60 20.6    
  L20-L30:Dermatitis and eczema 28.4 9.3 3.05 39.2    
  E70-E90:Metabolic disorders 27.7 35.4 0.78 10.1    
  F40-F48:Neurotic. stress-related and somatoform disorders 26.3 27.3 0.96 12.4    
  K00-K14:Diseases of oral cavity. Salivary glands and jaws 23.3 12.1 1.93 24.9    
  B35-B49:Mycoses 19.8 5.7 3.46 44.5    
  D50-D53:Nutritional anaemias 19.7 8.3 2.38 30.6    
  N60-N64:Disorders of breast 19.2 7.5 2.56 32.9    
  J00-J06:Acute upper respiratory infections 16.9 12.6 1.34 17.2    
  H53-H54:Visual disturbances and blindness 16.8 4.4 3.84 49.4    
  E00-E07:Disorders of thyroid gland 16.7 14.9 1.13 14.5    
  L60-L75:Disorders of skin appendages 16.7 4.8 3.51 45.2    
  I10-I15:Hypertensive diseases 15.9 25.6 0.62 8.0    
  E65-E68:Obesity and other hyperalimentation 15.4 19.0 0.81 10.4    
  J30-J39:Other diseases of upper respiratory tract 15.2 9.4 1.61 20.8    
  G40-G47:Episodic and paroxysmal disorders 14.0 10.5 1.33 17.1    
  B00-B09:Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions 13.9 4.3 3.21 41.2    
  H90-H95:Other disorders of ear 12.9 6.3 2.03 26.2    
  H49-H52:Disorders of ocular muscles. Binocular movement. Accommodation and refraction 12.9 3.5 3.64 46.8    
  L80-L99:Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue 12.8 3.3 3.83 49.3    
  H10-H13:Disorders of conjunctiva 12.2 3.8 3.21 41.3    
  F30-F39:Mood [affective] disorders 11.7 14.6 0.80 10.3    
  K55-K63:Other diseases of intestines 11.3 8.6 1.32 17.0    
  M15-M19:Arthrosis 11.1 15.7 0.71 9.2    
  K20-K31:Diseases of oesophagus. Stomach and duodenum 10.3 11.4 0.91 11.7    
  1. aIndividuals (% of total women) / bIndividuals as % of cluster / cIndividuals as % of total women)
  2. dObserved / Expected Ratio. Values ≥2 in bold