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Table 3 Number of chronic conditions by age and sex

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

No. of chronic diseases Total (N = 1890) 65–74 years 75–84 years ≥ 85 years
(n = 607) (n = 675) (n = 608)
Men Women Men Women Men Women
(n = 307) (n = 300) (n = 343) (n = 332) (n = 299) (n = 309)
0 244 (16.7)* 84 (27.3)* 45 (14.0)* 42 (12.9)* 26 (8.2)* 28 (9.1)* 19 (7.2)*
1 681 (38.1) 132 (42.8) 110 (36.4) 124 (35.9) 121 (36.3) 105 (35.8) 89 (29.6)
2 605 (27.9) 60 (19.4) 86 (29.8) 113 (32.5) 111 (33.2) 108 (35.4) 127 (40.2)
≥ 3 360 (17.3) 31 (10.4) 59 (19.8) 64 (18.8) 74 (22.3) 58 (19.7) 74 (23.0)
  1. * Sample numbers and weighted percentages (in parentheses). Percentages were weighted for age-, sex- and-residence in accordance with the respective strata weights in the sampling frame.
  2. Chi square test: P value <0.001 for 65–74 years, P = 0.150 for 75–84 years, and P = 0.045 for ≥85 years.