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Table 2 Comorbidities defined by Elixhauser coding algorithms* in axial spondyloarthritis patients (N = 1776)

From: The prevalence and impact of comorbidities on patients with axial spondyloarthritis: results from a nationwide population-based study

Comorbidity Prevalence (%)
Hypertension 51.6
 Uncomplicated 44.4
 Complicated 7.2
Depression 25.6
Chronic pulmonary disease 23.4
Diabetes 16.0
 Complicated 8.7
 Uncomplicated 7.3
Cardiac arrhythmias 14.2
Obesity 14.2
Hypothyroidism 13.6
Osteoporosis 13.0
Liver disease 11.7
Peripheral vascular disorders 8.6
Solid tumour without metastasis 8.3
Valvular disease 8.1
Renal failure 7.5
Congestive heart failure 5.7
Deficiency anaemia 5.6
Fibromyalgia 4.4
Other neurological disorders 3.6
Coagulopathy 2.9
Fluid and electrolyte disorders 1.8
Weight loss 1.6
Alcohol abuse 1.6
Metastatic cancer 1.4
Peptic ulcer disease excluding bleeding 1.3
Pulmonary circulation disorders 1.2
Paralysis 1.2
Drug abuse 1.1
Lymphoma 0.6
Psychoses 0.5
Blood loss anaemia 0.1
AIDS/HIV 0
  1. *Excluding rheumatoid arthritis/collagen vascular diseases and including osteoporosis and fibromyalgia
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