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Table 1 Description of general population, diabetes, and osteoporosis full and age-restricted cohorts

From: Comparing comorbidity measures for predicting mortality and hospitalization in three population-based cohorts

  General Population Diabetes Osteoporosis
Variable Full (n= 662,423) 65+ years (n= 137,700) Full (n= 41,925) 65+ years (n= 20,025) Full (n= 28,068) 65+ years
(n= 20,090)
DEMOGRAPHICS       
Age, mean (SD) 47.9 (17.9) 75.3 (7.3) 62.4 (15.0) 75.2 (6.9) 71.6 (10.8) 77.0 (7.4)
Female, % 51.3 56.8 47.8 49.7 86.1 87.1
Urban residence, % 58.2 51.1 51.8 49.5 58.0 56.8
Missing 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Income quintile, %       
Q1 (lowest) 21.6 22.2 26.1 24.7 22.2 23.3
Q2 22.0 23.6 23.0 23.6 22.3 22.7
Q3 18.2 18.7 17.0 18.3 18.7 19.2
Q4 16.6 15.8 14.8 15.0 17.0 16.5
Q5 (highest) 20.4 18.4 17.9 17.2 18.9 17.5
Missing 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.0 0.8
OUTCOMES       
Death, % 1.3 5.1 4.3 7.5 4.7 6.1
One or more hospitalizations, % 17.4 31.8 31.9 39.9 33.9 37.2
Two or more hospitalizations, % 5.1 12.6 13.2 17.9 14.8 16.9
COMORBIDITY MEASURES       
# Diagnoses,
mean (SD)
3.9 (4.4) 6.3 (5.6) 7.5 (6.4) 8.4 (6.7) 8.0 (6.2) 8.5 (6.4)
Charlson index
summary score, mean (SD)
0.3 (0.9) 0.7 (1.5) 0.8 (1.5) 1.1 (1.8) 0.8 (1.5) 0.9 (1.5)
# Drugs, mean (SD) 1.8 (1.0) 2.5 (1.2) 5.1 (3.9) 6.1 (3.9) 4.1 (2.4) 4.4 (2.4)
CDS, mean (SD) 1.4 (2.6) 3.3 (3.4) 4.8 (3.8) 5.6 (3.7) 3.6 (3.6) 4.0 (3.6)
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