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Table 2 Morbidity prevalence of elderly people with and without need of care, specified by care setting

From: Claims data analysis of medical specialist utilization among nursing home residents and community-dwelling older people

Morbidity prevalence Older people not in need of long-term care % (n) In need of long-term care Total
Nursing home residents % (n) Home care recipients % (n)
Dementia-related disease (F00–09; G30–32) 4,2% (3578) 65,1% (3320) 31,6% (3065) 9963
Urinary Tract Disease (R30–39; N30–39) 11,7% (9968) 54,1% (2759) 38% (3686) 16,413
Heart disease (I20–52) 34,3% (29224) 57,1% (2912) 61,5% (5966) 38,102
Cerebrovascular disease (I60–69) 10,1% (8605) 32,1% (1637) 28,3% (2745) 12,987
Renal failure (N17–19) 8,7% (7412) 24,4% (1244) 24,1% (2338) 10,994
Injury (S00–99; T08–14) 7,2% (6134) 26,7% (1362) 18,9% (1833) 9329
Depression (F30–39) 14,8% (12610) 32% (1632) 26,8% (2600) 16,842
Diabetes mellitus (E10–14) 27,4% (23345) 38,5% (1964) 44,7% (4336) 29,645
Diseases of the ear (H60–95) 65% (55380) 76,2% (3886) 81,1% (7867) 67,133
Coronary disease (I70–89) 27,3% (23260) 37,4% (1907) 43,7% (4239) 29,406
Osteopathies and chondropathy (M80–94) 11,9% (10139) 22,2% (1132) 24,1% (2338) 13,609
Mono- and polyneuropathy (G56–64) 1% (852) 13,6% (694) 10% (970) 2516
Intestinal disease (K20–31; K40–46; K55–64) 27,9% (23771) 37,4% (1907) 36,3% (3521) 29,199
Parkinson’s disease (G20–26) 3,3% (2812) 12,6% (643) 10,9% (1057) 4512
Bedsore/decubitus (l80–99) 3,8% (3238) 14,9% (760) 9,4% (912) 4910
Disorders of female genital tract (N80–98) 14% (11928) 4,5% (230) 7,6% (737) 12,895
Arthropathy (M00–25) 38,3% (32632) 40,7% (2076) 51,6% (5005) 39,713
Hypertension (I10–15) 10,7% (9116) 15,3% (780) 21% (2037) 11,933
Prostate disease (N40–51) 23,8% (20278) 29,2% (1489) 31,5% (3056) 24,823
Delusional/personality disorders (F20–29; 60–69) 1,9% (1619) 11,6% (592) 4,6% (446) 2657
Motor impairment (U50–52) 1,5% (1278) 7,9% (403) 5,8% (563) 2244
Diseases of the eye (H00–59) 14,1% (12013) 20,2% (1030) 18,6% (1804) 14,847
Respiratory disease (J40–47) 15,8% (13462) 18,2% (928) 23,5% (2280) 16,670
Skin disease (L20–30; C43–44) 9,5% (8094) 16,8% (857) 12,2% (1183) 10,134
Spinal disease (M40–54) 41,7% (35528) 31,2% (1591) 45,5% (4414) 41,533
Palsy/paresis (G80–83) 27% (23004) 26,2% (1336) 33,6% (3259) 27,599
Nutrition-related disease (E40–46; E65–68) 45,2% (38510) 43,9% (2239) 51,8% (5025) 45,774
Mental disorders and disorders due to psychoactive substance use (F10–19) 6,1% (5197) 9,4% (479) 6,7% (650) 6326
Neurosis (F40–48) 14,2% (12098) 15,2% (775) 17,2% (1668) 14,541
Metabolic disorder (E70–90) 15% (12780) 12,8% (653) 19,6% (1901) 15,334
Thyroid disorder (E00–07) 22,1% (18829) 20,3% (1035) 23,6% (2289) 22,153