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Table 5 Distribution of Chronic Health Problems (CHP) related to categories of health problems In-Between ICPC chapters in the MM11+ group N = 4,560 subjects, N = 61,653 chronic health problems

From: Trajectories of multimorbidity: exploring patterns of multimorbidity in patients with more than ten chronic health problems in life course

     Number   Patients  
Category Type    CHP % (N = 4,560) %
I Inflammation   6,987 11.3 3,537 77.6
II Infection    3,629 5.9 2,451 53.8
III Injury    5,556 9.0 3,401 74.6
IV Specific conditions   32,016 51.9 n.c.  
V Neoplasms   3,592 5.8 2,461# 54
   Maligne 1,444     1,219 (27%)
   Other-benign 2,148     1,758 (39%)
VI Congenital   490 0.8 n.c.  
VII Otherwise   9,383 15.2 n.c.  
Total ALL-types   61,653 100   
  1. [#denotes including the overlap between patients with the two subtypes of neoplasm, namely N = 516 (of the 1,219 + 1,758 subjects with respective subtypes); n.c. denotes ‘not calculated’].