Table 2

Patients’ comorbidities

ComorbidityPercentage of patients with comorbidity
All (%)Category 1 PU (%)Category 2 PU (%)Category 3 PU (%)Category 4 PU (%)Unstageable PU (%)
Cardiovascular799173787084
Musculoskeletal798680759084
Neurological516447513060
Dermatological534140565056
Psychiatric375927315044
Endocrinological506427544540
Gastroenterological373227356040
Respiratory333633295032
Oncological242333232528
Renal323240323028
Cerebrovascular161413161024
Genitourinary292713351520
Ophthalmological20187194016
Otolaryngological222733203516
Hepatological350208
Immunological81876158
Haematological550704
  • PU, pressure ulcer.