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Table 2 Mean ± SD number of (clusters of) chronic comorbid diseases at date of diabetes diagnosis1,2

From: Prevalence and incidence density rates of chronic comorbidity in type 2 diabetes patients: an exploratory cohort study

  Single chronic diseases Clusters of comorbidity3
  All Discordant only4 All Discordant only4
Number 2.9 ± 2.4 1.7 ± 1.7 2.1 ± 1.5 1.5 ± 1.3
  1. 1This table describes the mean of chronic comorbid diseases present in our total population (n = 714) at the date of diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.
  2. 2Data are displayed both for the total count of single comorbid diseases and for the number of clusters of chronic comorbid diseases. We also distinguished 'any type' of comorbid diseases and 'discordant diseases only'.
  3. 3Clusters: comorbid diseases were classified into clusters, following The International Classification of Primary Care (ICPC)-1 chapters.
  4. 4Discordant: without shared pathogenesis, risk factors, or management.