Table 2

Comparison of the standardised prevalence rates of multimorbidity among the six lists of chronic conditions

Fortin et al
2017
Ge et al
2018 and 2019
Low et al
2019
Picco et al
2016
Quah et al
2016
Subramaniam et al 2014
Total17.2
(17.2 to 17.3)
13.0
(12.9 to 13.0)
14.6
(14.5 to 14.7)
5.7
(5.7 to 5.8)
16.8
(16.7 to 16.8)
5.9
(5.8 to 5.9)
Sex
 Female16.5
(16.4 to 16.6)
11.7
(11.7 to 11.8)
13.5
(13.4 to 13.6)
5.4
(5.4 to 5.5)
16.0
(15.9 to 16.1)
5.6
(5.5 to 5.6)
 Male18.0
(17.9 to 18.1)
14.3
(14.1 to 14.4)
15.8
(15.7 to 15.9)
6.0
(5.9 to 6.1)
17.6
(17.4 to 17.7)
6.2
(6.1 to 6.2)
Age groups
 0–240.08
(0.07 to 0.10)
0.02
(0.02 to 0.03)
0.04
(0.03 to 0.05)
0.01
(0.01 to 0.01)
0.10
(0.08 to 0.11)
0.02
(0.01 to 0.02)
 25–444.0
(3.9 to 4.1)
2.2
(2.1 to 2.3)
2.8
(2.7 to 2.9)
0.5
(0.5 to 0.5)
3.6
(3.5 to 3.7)
0.6
(0.6 to 0.7)
 45–6428.5
(28.3 to 28.7)
20.2
(20.0 to 20.4)
23.2
(23.0 to 23.4)
7.8
(7.7 to 7.9)
27.7
(27.5 to 27.9)
8.1
(8.0 to 8.2)
 65–9960.9
(60.5 to 61.2)
50.9
(50.5 to 51.2)
55.4
(55.0 to 55.7)
26.1
(25.9 to 26.4)
60.1
(59.7 to 60.4)
26.3
(26.1 to 26.6)