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Table 2 Morbidity measures by age, gender and Socioeconomic status

From: Multimorbidity as a predictor of health service utilization in primary care: a registry-based study of the Catalan population

 nFemales (%)Age (mean, ±SD, CI95%)Age group (%)Socioeconomic status (%)
< 6565–7475–84> 84Very HighHighMode-ratePoorVery poor
Charlson index
 03,773,27149.340.85, ± 13.8,
40.83–40.86
94.14.31.30.414.628.217.226.713.4
 11,068,68955.755.89, ± 15.8,
55.86–55.92
69.318.19.43.39.419.940.220.79.8
 2536,38656.163.51, ± 14.9,
63.47–63.55
49.626.317.36.89.419.939.621.010.1
 3302,55955.369.15, ± 13.7,
69.10–69.20
33.728.625.412.39.720.339.220.510.3
 4175,58252.773.05, ± 12.3,
72.99;73.10
22.927.831.717.79.320.239.120.710.7
 599,86550.875.52, ± 11.5,
75.45–75.59
16.525.135.822.68.820.338.921.011.0
 668,71744.071.21, ± 16.8,
71.08–71.34
27.719.031.122.29.220.937.520.611.7
 737,12842.973.75, ± 14.6,
73.60–73.90
22.719.333.624.48.820.537.820.612.3
  > 740,39840.274.38, ± 13.5,
74.25–74.51
21.319.934.923.98.220.538.320.812.2
CRG status (a)
 Healthy/Non-Users3,610,83248.640.27, ± 13.5,
40.25–40.28
95.03.51.10.410.920.838.919.59.8
 History of significant acute disease111,70955.447.96, ± 15.9,
47.87;48.05
83.610.34.31.88.319.140.821.110.7
 Single minor chronic disease423,41865.852.35, ± 14.6,
52.31–52.39
79.214.15.01.69.320.240.620.49.5
 Minor chronic disease in multiple systems119,54079.561.07, ± 12.8,
61.00–61.15
59.625.911.43.09.820.440.320.19.3
 Single dominant or moderate chronic disease1,026,77050.861.25, ± 16.4,
61.22–61.29
54.822.715.47.09.220.139.720.810.1
 Significant chronic disease in multiple systems758,54752.770.11, ± 13.5,
70.08–70.14
31.028.127.413.58.819.639.521.310.8
 Dominant chronic disease in > 2 systems36,66855.874.92, ± 11.9,
74.80;75.04
18.722.537.421.48.719.138.821.811.6
 Dominant and metastatic malignancies345523.670.92, ± 14.0,
70.45–71.39
29.226.028.116.79.819.941.019.79.6
 Catastrophic condition11,65627.747.97, ± 11.0,
47.77–48.17
92.55.61.60.211.922.232.619.613.7
GMA morbidity level (a)
 Healthy1,007,73441.040.68, ± 13.4,
40.66–40.71
95.13.41.10.516.222.936.016.98.0
 Acute pathologies531,70743.236.93, ± 12.1,
36.90–36.97
97.51.80.50.210.320.140.419.89.4
 Pregnancy and childbirth79,064100.032.60, ± 5.8,
32.56–32.64
100.00.00.00.06.618.040.922.112.3
 Chronic pathologies in 1 system1,231,87447.140.87, ± 13.6,
40.84–40.89
94.43.91.20.49.720.240.120.29.7
 Chronic pathologies in 2 or 3 systems1,707,74354.149.54, ± 16.5,
49.51–49.56
80.512.15.42.08.619.840.321.010.4
 Chronic pathologies in > 3 systems1,273,57960.265.40, ± 16.1,
65.37–65.42
43.724.321.310.78.219.939.421.111.3
 Active neoplasm270,89450.567.94, ± 14.5,
67.89–68.00
36.127.825.111.010.220.938.320.410.1
  1. (a) See Tables 4S–6S, respectively, for further information