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Table 5 Prevalence of chronic conditions, demographic and clinical characteristics by cluster

From: Chronic disease and falls in community-dwelling Canadians over 65 years old: a population-based study exploring associations with number and pattern of chronic conditions

Cluster Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Label Low chronic disease Hypertension and arthritis Visual impairment Hypertension COPD Diabetes Heart disease and hypertension
Weighted % with condition
Arthritis 33.5 70.6 46.0 35.8 59.6 45.1 38.7
Osteoporosis 3.8 29.4 1.1 12.6 16.2 8.5 1.8
Hypertension 4.4 100.0 51.6 96.8 51.7 61.8 84.5
Diabetes 0.6 8.2 6.3 2.6 18.8 100.0 22.6
Stroke 0.9 5.9 1.6 8.9 5.1 5.7 2.8
COPD 2.1 5.9 2.6 1.6 99.1 4.0 7.6
Urinary incontinence 12.0 12.6 8.1 13.6 14.3 14.9 5.3
Vision impairment 4.2 37.4 89.4 9.5 38.9 21.7 44.1
Heart disease 16.5 23.8 2.6 3.8 30.0 23.3 100.0
Cancer 8.8 0.9 1.4 4.9 5.5 8.3 4.1
Depression 0.9 5.7 17.6 1.3 7.9 7.8 3.2
  1. COPD = Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.