Table 3

Frequency of diseases, the effect of disease on memory and the interaction of disease and memory

ICD-10 code/diseaseFrequencyPercentp Value
DiseaseMemoryDisease x Memory
Musculatory and skeletal
 Osteoarthritis472226.8<0.001nsns
 Rheumatoid arthritis926 5.2<0.001nsns
 Fibromyalgia918 5.2<0.001nsns
 Bechterew’s disease363 1.6nsnsns
Sensory
 Cataract268415.3<0.001nsns
 Glaucoma945 5.6<0.01nsns
 Macular degeneration731 4.3<0.001nsns
Respiratory
 Asthma215511.6=0.004nsns
 COPD967 5.2<0.001=0.037=0.020
Mental
 Depression174811.0<0.001ns=0.028
Neoplasm
 Cancer1757 9.4<0.001=0.014=0.002
Endocrine
 Diabetes1360 7.3<0.001=0.002<0.001
Circulatory
 Angina pectoris1387 7.4<0.001nsns
 Heart infarction1180 6.3<0.001nsns
 Other heart diseases1054 5.7<0.001nsns
 Brain infarction880 4.7<0.001<0.001<0.001
 Heart failure419 2.2<0.001<0.001<0.001
Blood and blood forming organs
 Kidney630 3.4<0.001nsns
 External lesions whiplash789 4.6<0.0010.050ns
 Nervous epilepsy281 1.6=0.005nsns
  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; ICD, International Classification of Diseases; ns, not significant.