Table 1

Prevalence of chronic diseases individually and clusters

VariablePrevalence (n=12‚ÄČ338)
n (%)
Hypertension3754 (30.1)
Diabetes1310 (10.6)
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs)391 (3.1)
Cancer15 (0.1)
Stroke219 (1.8)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)116 (0.9)
Having only one physical condition3534 (28.7)
Multimorbidity (having two or more physical conditions)1031 (8.4)
Hypertension, diabetes, CVDs76 (0.6)
Hypertension, diabetes, stroke45 (0.4)
Hypertension, diabetes, cancer1 (0.0)
Hypertension, diabetes, COPD14 (0.1)
Hypertension, CVDs, stroke40 (0.3)
Diabetes, CVDs, stroke21 (0.2)
Hypertension, diabetes, CVDs, stroke18 (0.6)