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Table 5 Most common conditions seen prior to COVID-19 and during the COVID-19 pandemic

From: Interprofessional primary care during COVID-19: a survey of the provider perspective

  Most common health conditions seen Top 3 most common health conditions seen
  What was the most common health condition you were seeing Pre-COVID19?
(n of responses)
% of respondents What is the most common health condition you are seeing during the COVID19 pandemic?
(n of responses)
% of respondents Number of times these conditions were listed within the top 3 most common conditions seen Pre-COVID19 % of total responses Number of times these conditions were listed within the top 3 most common conditions during the COVID19 pandemic % of total responses
Mental health and addictions 100 27.2 109 30.4 272 25.5 275 26.9
 Anxiety 59   72   82   99  
 Depression 19   7   80   70  
 Depression/anxiety 7   5   13   10  
 Stress 1   2   18   17  
 Trauma/PTSD 1   1   19   12  
 Addictions/substance use 1   0   6   3  
 Personality disorder 0   1   5   4  
 “mental health” 13   21   39   44  
 other 0   1   11   14  
Diabetes and associated care for diabetic neuropathies (e.g. foot care) 96 26.1 76 21.2 158 14.8 123 12.4
Cardiovascular conditions and addressing cardiovascular risk 28 7.6 17 4.7 133 12.5 88 8.8
Pain and musculoskeletal conditions 20 5.4 16 4.5 85 8.0 54 5.4
Obesity, metabolic syndrome, and weight management 25 6.8 15 4.2 49 4.6 45 4.5
Prevention, immunization, screening (e.g. developmental assessment and ‘well baby’ visits) 19 5.2 15 4.2 48 4.5 49 4.9
GI issues 3 0.8 7 2.0 45 4.2 38 3.8
Geriatric health (e.g. frailty, mobility, falls) 18 4.9 19 5.3 42 3.9 43 4.3
Respiratory conditions (e.g. asthma, COPD) 14 3.8 12 3.4 42 3.9 41 4.1
Cognitive issues (e.g. dementia, learning disabilities) 16 4.3 12 3.4 39 3.7 21 2.1
Smoking cessation and nicotine addition 8 2.2 10 2.8 29 2.7 28 2.8
acute and episodic care (e.g infections such as acute upper respiratory infections and COVID19) 10 2.7 23 6.4 21 2.0 38 3.8
Women’s health (e.g. pre/post natal, pelvic health, menopause) 4 1.1 2 0.6 20 1.9 12 1.2
Relationships (e.g. family, intimate partner) 0 0.0 1 0.3 19 1.8 16 1.6
Malnutrition or food insecurity 0 0.0 1 0.3 6 0.6 13 1.3
Social isolation 0 0.0 1 0.3 3 0.3 11 1.1
System navigation 0 0.0 3 0.8 3 0.3 14 1.4
Other conditions 7 1.9 15 4.2 53 5.0 79 7.9
No patient care 0 0.0 4 1.1 0 0.0 4 0.4