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Table 1 Single and Multi-morbid disease combinations

From: Relative contribution of various chronic diseases and multi-morbidity to potential disability among Dutch elderly

Single disease Multi-morbid disease
Congestive heart failure (CHF) CHF + CHD
Coronary heart disease (CHD) Dementia + stroke
Breast cancer (women only) Diabetes + osteoarthritis
Prostate cancer (men only) CHF + osteoarthritis
Colon cancer CHF + CHD + diabetes
Lung cancer Dementia + stroke + CHF
Diabetes Dementia + stroke + lung cancer
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Dementia + stroke + colon Cancer
Stroke Dementia + stroke + prostate cancer
Dementia Diabetes + osteoarthritis + dementia
Osteoarthritis CHF + osteoarthritis + COPD