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Table 2 Self-reported chronic conditions in a population-based sample (N = 1890) of elderly people in Kosovo, 2011

From: Prevalence and socioeconomic correlates of chronic morbidity among elderly people in Kosovo: a population-based survey

Chronic condition Men (N = 949) Women (N = 941) Total (N = 1890)
n* Percentage (95% CI) n* Percentage (95% CI) n* Percentage (95% CI)
CVD 573 54.7 (54.3–55.1) 667 70.5 (70.2–70.8) 1240 63.2 (62.9–63.4)
Diabetes 121 15.0 (14.7–15.3) 170 19.8 (19.5–20.1) 291 17.6 (17.4–17.8)
Stomach and liver 197 18.8 (18.5–19.1) 244 23.6 (23.3–23.9) 441 21.4 (21.2–21.6)
Lung 170 13.7 (13.5–14.0) 181 18.4 (18.1–18.7) 351 16.2 (16.0–16.4)
Neurologic disorders 163 12.3 (12.1–12.6) 221 18.2 (17.9–18.5) 384 15.5 (15.3–15.7)
Cancer 21 1.6 (1.5–1.7) 13 1.5 (1.4–1.6) 34 1.6 (1.5–1.7)
Other conditions 183 14.4 (14.2–14.8) 154 15.4 (15.2–15.7) 337 15.0 (14.7–15.2)
  1. * Absolute numbers in the sample.
  2. Percentages and 95% confidence intervals (95% CI; in parentheses) were weighted for age-, sex- and-residence in accordance with the respective strata weights in the sampling frame.