Table 3

Comparison of multimorbidity measures for outcomes of one or more emergency admission and one or more ACS admission during the 2-year follow-up (n=862)

Model*≥1 emergency admission≥1 ACS admission
Multimorbidity measurec-statistic (95% CI) unadjustedc-statistic (95% CI) adjusted†c-statistic (95% CI) unadjustedc-statistic (95% CI) adjusted†
Disease count0.63 (0.59 to 0.66)0.61 (0.54 to 0.68)0.63 (0.57 to 0.69)0.64 (0.57 to 0.71)
Barnett conditions count0.63 (0.60 to 0.66)0.63 (0.57 to 0.69)0.65 (0.58 to 0.71)0.66 (0.59 to 0.73)
Charlson index0.62 (0.59 to 0.65)0.58 (0.54 to 0.63)0.67 (0.63 to 0.71)0.67 (0.58 to 0.75)
RxRisk-V0.65 (0.61 to 0.69)0.63 (0.56 to 0.69)0.68 (0.62 to 0.73)0.67 (0.61 to 0.73)
Number of medications0.65 (0.61 to 0.69)0.62 (0.55 to 0.68)0.68 (0.62 to 0.74)0.67 (0.59 to 0.75)
  • *All measures are included as continuous variables.

  • †Adjusted for age, gender and deprivation.

  • NA, not applicable.