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Table 1 Diseases included in the multimorbidity patterns in the older population

From: Age and gender differences in the prevalence and patterns of multimorbidity in the older population

Pattern Diseases
CM Atherosclerosis, Cardiac arrhythmia, Congestive heart failure, Diabetes, Gout, Hematologic disorders, Hypertension, Ischemic heart disease, Iron deficiency, Obesity, Other cardiovascular disorders
MEC Anxiety and neuroses, Arthropathy, Cervical pain, Dermatitis y eczema, Disorders lipid metabolism, Diverticular disease colon, Gastroesophageal reflux, Low back pain, Osteoporosis, Prostatic hypertrophy, Thyroid disease, Varicose veins
PG Behaviour problems, Cardiac arrhythmia, Cerebrovascular disease, Chronic ulcer of the skin, Congestive heart failure, Dementia and delirium, Iron deficiency, Osteoporosis, Parkinson’s disease
  1. CM: cardiometabolic, MEC: mechanical, PG: psychogeriatric.