Table 2

Frequency distribution of two definitions of multimorbidity with frailty across occupational groups and age categories, stratified by sex

WomenMen
Two conditions of multimorbidityand one dimension of frailty*Two conditions of multimorbidity and one dimension of frailty*
No, freq.(%)Yes, freq.(%)Total, freq.(%)No, freq.(%)Yes, freq.(%)Total, freq.(%)
Total12 304(59)8 482(41)20 813(100)10 826(63)6 378(37)17 214(100)
Occupational group
High3 222(72)1 282(28)4 505(100)3 220(72)1 242(28)4 465(100)
Middle3 370(63)2 009(37)5 386(100)2 995(62)1 860(38)4 857(100)
Low5 712(52)5191(48)10 922(100)4 611(58)3 276(42)7 892(100)
Age, years
25–444 298(72)1 680(28)5 981(100)3 075(78)867(22)3 943(100)
45–645 712(58)4 122(42)9 840(100)5 398(65)2 967(35)8 366(100)
65–741 615(51)1 548(49)3 168(100)1 681(54)1 409(46)3 093(100)
75–100679(37)1 132(62)1 824(100)672(37)1 135(63)1 812(100)
Mean (SD)52(14)58(14)54(14)54(14)61(14)56(14)
Three conditions of multimorbidity and two dimensions of frailty*Three conditions of multimorbidity and two dimensions of frailty*
No, freq.(%)Yes, freq.(%)Total, freq.(%)No, freq.(%)Yes, freq.(%)Total, freq.(%)
Total16 983(82)3 803(18)20 813(100)14 367(83)2 837(16)17 214(100)
Occupational group
High4 029(89)475(11)4 505(100)3 977(89)485(11)4 465(100)
Middle4 491(83)888(16)5 386(100)3 995(82)860(18)4 857(100)
Low8 463(77)2 440(22)10 922(100)6 395(81)1 492(19)7 892(100)
Age, years
25–445378(90)600(10)5 981(100)3 651(93)291(7)3 943(100)
45–647920(80)1914(19)9 840(100)7 024(84)1 341(16)8 366(100)
65–742449(77)714(23)3 168(100)2 472(80)618(20)3 093(100)
75–1001236(68)575(32)1 824(100)1 220(67)587(32)1 812(100)
Mean (SD)53(14)60(14)54(14)55(14)63(13)56(14)
  • *In total, 27 women and 10 men miss data on both measures of multimorbidity with frailty.

  • freq., frequency.