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Table 3 Three most prevalent multimorbidity patterns in men (n = 191,171) 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 men (%)c O/E ratiod Exclusivity (%) Centrality Mean Age Median number of diagnoses
1 E70-E90:Metabolic disorders 38.4 42.2 0.91 35.3 0.8 53.3 3
73,979 (38.7) I10-I15:Hypertensive diseases 28.1 32.5 0.86 33.4
  F10-F19:Mental and behavioural disorders due to psychoactive substance use 25.4 33.6 0.76 29.2
  M50-M54:Other dorsopathies 20.8 27.8 0.75 28.9
  M70-M79:Other soft tissue disorders 10.7 16.9 0.63 24.6
  E65-E68:Obesity and other hyperalimentation 10.6 14.6 0.73 28.2
2 F10-F19:Mental and behavioural disorders due to psychoactive substance use 77.3 33.6 2.30 34.9 1.5 52.6 4
28,951 (15.1) E70-E90:Metabolic disorders 26.4 42.2 0.63 9.5
  F40-F48:Neurotic. stress-related and somatoform disorders 25.1 13.5 1.86 28.1
  M50-M54:Other dorsopathies 23.7 27.8 0.85 12.9
  K00-K14:Diseases of oral cavity. Salivary glands and jaws 23.2 12.0 1.93 29.2
  J40-J47:Chronic lower respiratory diseases 19.4 9.3 2.09 31.6
  F30-F39:Mood [affective] disorders 17.0 6.3 2.72 41.2
  B15-B19:Viral hepatitis 16.6 3.2 5.13 77.6
  I10-I15:Hypertensive diseases 14.2 32.5 0.44 6.6
  K70-K77:Diseases of liver 12.5 5.2 2.38 36.1
  K20-K31:Diseases of oesophagus. Stomach and duodenum 12.3 11.5 1.06 16.1
  M70-M79:Other soft tissue disorders 10.4 16.9 0.62 9.4
3 E70-E90:Metabolic disorders 43.4 42.2 1.03 12.1 1.9 55.2 6
22,458 (11.8) K20-K31:Diseases of oesophagus. Stomach and duodenum 40.0 11.5 3.47 40.7
  K40-K46:Hernia 31.3 8.8 3.57 41.9
  N40-N51:Diseases of male genital organs 30.9 12.1 2.54 29.9
  I10-I15:Hypertensive diseases 30.3 32.5 0.93 10.9
  M50-M54:Other dorsopathies 29.6 27.8 1.06 12.5
  I80-I89:Diseases of veins. Lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes. Not elsewhere classified 29.6 10.0 2.95 34.7
  K55-K63:Other diseases of intestines 28.2 6.4 4.39 51.6
  D10-D36:Benign neoplasms 21.1 8.6 2.46 28.9
  F10-F19:Mental and behavioural disorders due to psychoactive substance use 20.8 33.6 0.62 7.3
  F40-F48:Neurotic. stress-related and somatoform disorders 19.7 13.5 1.46 17.2
  J30-J39:Other diseases of upper respiratory tract 16.1 8.0 2.01 23.6
  M70-M79:Other soft tissue disorders 15.6 16.9 0.92 10.9
  G40-G47:Episodic and paroxysmal disorders 13.1 7.4 1.77 20.8
  N20-N23:Urolithiasis 13.0 4.3 3.00 35.3
  J40-J47:Chronic lower respiratory diseases 12.0 9.3 1.29 15.1
  H90-H95:Other disorders of ear 10.8 7.7 1.40 16.5
  1. aIndividuals (% of total men) / bIndividuals as % of the cluster /cIndividuals as % of total men
  2. dObserved / Expected Ratio. Values ≥2 in bold