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A National Population Study of the Co-Occurrence of Multiple Long-Term Conditions in People With Multimorbidity, Denmark, 2013


Figure. Illustration of how the prevalence of the following 17 conditions in 272 pairwise combinations relates to their prevalence in the general population: hypertension, myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, stroke, diabetes, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, allergy, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, slipped disc and other back injuries, mental disorders, migraine and recurrent headaches, tinnitus, and cataract.

Figure. Unadjusted percentage prevalence of 17 long-term conditions and age- and sex-adjusted percentage prevalence in each pairwise combination among the Danish population aged 16 years or older who responded to the Danish 2013 National Health Survey, How Are You? Odds ratios compare prevalence of the condition in each pair with overall prevalence of the condition. Numbers inside the bubbles indicate percentage prevalence for each pair. Size of circles indicates prevalence value: the larger the circle, the greater the prevalence. Bubble colors indicate how the age- and sex-adjusted disease-specific prevalence relates to the age- and sex-adjusted population prevalence. Abbreviations: COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder; OR, odds ratio.

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