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Table 3 Comparison of prevalence estimates for comorbidities by age tertile and improvement by algorithm

From: Modification of claims-based measures improves identification of comorbidities in non-elderly women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer: a retrospective cohort study

Comorbidity Algorithma Age 18–47 years Age 48–55 years Age 56–64 years
Prevalence, % Improvement compared to algorithm 1, % Prevalence, % Improvement compared to algorithm 1, % Prevalence, % Improvement compared to algorithm 1, %
Diabetes 1 1.39   4.56   8.57  
2 1.92 38.13 5.26 15.35 10.11 17.97
3 2.09 50.36 5.62 23.25 10.46 22.05
4 2.64 89.93 6.35 39.25 11.57 35.01
Hypertension 1 5.62   14.14   24.93  
2 8.45 50.36 19.16 35.50 33.38 33.89
3 9.24 64.41 20.98 48.37 35.59 42.76
4 11.04 96.44 24.00 69.73 40.23 61.37
Deficiency anemia 1 4.44   4.35   3.67  
2 5.47 23.20 5.86 34.71 4.66 19.18
3 6.77 52.48 7.37 69.43 5.82 48.85
Smoking 1 1.78   1.61   1.94  
2 7.03 294.94 7.94 393.17 7.41 281.96
3 11.96 571.91 13.51 739.13 12.55 546.91
4 12.20 585.39 13.77 755.28 12.70 554.64
Obesity 1 0.84   1.28   1.31  
2 2.79 232.14 3.49 172.66 3.86 194.66
3 5.07 503.57 6.20 384.38 7.74 490.84
  1. a See Table 1 for description of each algorithm