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Table 2 ACGs at ages 5, 10 and 15

From: Socio-economic position and childhood multimorbidity: a study using linkage between the Avon Longitudinal study of parents and children and the general practice research database

ACG Age 51 Age 101 Age 151
Non-user 68 (22.6%) 119 (28.7%) 78 (17.9%)
No diagnoses 19 (6.3%) 77 (18.6%) 99 (22.8%)
Acute minor 62 (20.6%) 67 (16.2%) 67 (15.4%)
Acute minor and likely to recur (with or without allergies) 58 (19.3%) 26 (6.3%) 23 (5.3%)
Likely to recur (with or without allergies) 29 (9.6%) 38 (9.2%) 46 (10.6%)
Acute minor and major 13 (4.3%) 18 (4.4%) 9 (2.1%)
Acute major 6 (2.0%) 11 (2.7%) 24 (5.5%)
2–3 other ADGs 16 (5.3%) 16 (3.9%) 29 (6.7%)
Other ACGs 30 (10.0%) 42 (10.1%) 60 (13.8%)
  301 414 435
Resource Utilisation Band    
Non-user 68 (22.6%) 119 (28.7%) 78 (17.9%)
Healthy user2 87 (28.9%) 150 (36.2%) 177 (40.7%)
Low morbidity2 124 (41.2%) 131 (31.6%) 151 (34.7%)
Moderate morbidity2 22 (7.3%) 14 (3.4%) 28 (6.4%)
High morbidity2 0 0 1 (0.2%)
Very high morbidity2 0 0 0
  301 414 435
  1. 1 Or at ages 4 or 6, 9 or 11, and 14 or 16, if data not available at ages 5, 10 and 15, respectively.
  2. 2 ACGs occurring in these data that fall into these categories are as follows:
  3. Healthy user: no diagnoses, acute minor, eye and dental, preventive/administrative.
  4. Low morbidity: acute major, likely to recur (with or without allergies), asthma, chronic medical (stable), chronic specialty (stable or unstable), psychosocial (stable), acute minor & major, acute minor & likely to recur (with or without eye & dental in addition to these), acute minor and chronic medical (stable), acute minor & psychosocial (stable), 2–3 other ADG combinations.
  5. Moderate morbidity: Acute major & likely to recur, acute minor & likely to recur & psychosocial, psychosocial (unstable), acute minor & major & likely to recur (with or without stable chronic medical or psychosocial in addition to these), acute minor & psychosocial (unstable), 4-5/6-9 other ADGs (none major).
  6. High morbidity: pregnancy plus 2–3 ADGs (none major), delivered.
  7. Very high morbidity: N/A – none occurred in these data.