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Table 1 Longstanding conditions included in Scottish Health Survey 2003

From: Double trouble: the impact of multimorbidity and deprivation on preference-weighted health related quality of life a cross sectional analysis of the Scottish Health Survey

Type of longstanding condition Grouped (system of body) Number/% within grouped conditions
1 Cancer (neoplasm) including lumps, masses, tumours & growths Neoplasms & begin growths  
2 Diabetes. Incl. Hyperglycemia Endocrine and metabolic 443 (6.3%)
3 Other endocrine/metabolic
4 Mental llness.anxiety/despression/nerves 275 (3.9%)
5 Mental handicap
6 Epilepsy/fits/convulsions Nervous system 289 (3.9%)
7 Migraine/headaches
8 other problems of nervous system
9 Cataract/poor eye sight/blindness Eye complaints 126 (1.8%)
10 Other eye complaints
11 Poor hearing/deafness Ear complaints 134 (1.9%)
12 Tinnitus/noise in the ear
13 Menieres discease/ear complaints causing balance problem
14 Other ear complaints
15 Stroke/cerebral haemorrhage/cerebral thrombosis Heart & circulatory system 873 (12.4%)
16 Heart attack/angina
17 Hypertension/high blood pressure/blood pressure
18 Other heart problems
19 Piles/haemorrhoids incl Varicose Veins in anus
20 Varicose Veins/phlebitis in lower extremities
21 Other blood vessels/embolic
22 Bronchitis/emphysema Respiratory system 603 (8.5%)
23 Asthma
24 Hayfever
25 Other respiratory complaints
26 Stomach ulcer/ulcer (nes)/abdominal hemia/rupture Digestive system 367 (5.2%)
27Other digestive complaints (e.g. stomach, liver, pancreas)
28 Complaints of bowel/colon (e.ge large intestine, caecum, bowel) Gentro-urinay system 139 (2.0%)
29 complaints of teeth/mouth, tongue
30 kidney complaints
31 Urinary tract infection
32 Other bladder problems/incontinence
33 Reproductive system disorders
34 Arthritis/rheumatism/fibrositis Musculoskeletal system 1,315 (18.6%)
35 Black problems/slipped disc .spine/neck
36 Other Problems of bones/joints/muscles
37 Infection and parasitic diseases Infectious disease 16 (0.2%)
38 Disorders of blood and blood forming organs Blood & related organs 46 (0.7%)
39 skin complaints Skin complaints 102 (1.4%)
40 Other Complaints other complaints 0 (0%)