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Table 3 Chronic conditions and body systems in the admissions for the most common ACSC

From: The impact of multiple chronic diseases on hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions

  Hospitalizations with a primary diagnosis of
  Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases and immunity disorders Diseases of the nervous system and sense organs Diseases of the circulatory system Diseases of the respiratory system p
Number of hospitalizations 61 108 54 575 263 642 36180  
Average number of chronic conditions 3.12 2.23 3.91 3.47 <0.001
Number of chronic conditions (% of column)      
 At least 2 74.2 54.0 89.4 79.9  
 At least 3 51.3 32.0 72.0 60.5  
 At least 4 33.5 17.8 51.6 41.8  
Average number of body systems 2.24 1.84 2.19 2.55 <0.001
Additional body systems (% of column)      
 At least 1 68.1 47.9 72.4 73.9  
 At least 2 34.8 24.8 31.7 47.2  
 At least 3 14.6 8.7 10.6 22.0  
Most common body system      
 Rank 1 Circulatory (45.0 %) Circulatory (25.9 %) Endocrine (54.3 %) Circulatory (45.7 %)  
 Rank 2 Nervous (17.3 %) Endocrine (21.9 %) Mental (17.1 %) Endocrine (33.7 %)  
 Rank 3 Mental (12.7 %) Mental (14.3 %) Nervous (9.3 %) Mental (21.3 %)