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Sociodemographic and Clinical Characteristics of Centenarians in Mexico City

Table 3

Frequency of the main illnesses and multimorbidity in Mexican centenarians by gender.

VariableTotal
(%)
393
Women
(%)
299 (76.0)
Men
(%)
94 (23.9)

Multimorbidity0.35
 0 diseases98 (24.9)79 (26.3)19 (22.2)
 1 disease133 (33.8)102 (34.0)31 (33.9)
 ≥2 diseases162 (41.2)118 (39.6)44 (41.4)
Osteoarthrosis (yes)143 (36.3)104 (34.7)39 (39.4)0.37
Hypertension (yes)136 (34.6)112 (37.4)24 (25.5)0.01
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (yes)28 (29.7)28 (29.7)
Cardiovascular disease (yes)59 (15.0)43 (14.3)16 (17.0)0.53
Pain (yes)45 (11.4)35 (11.7)10 (10.6)0.77
COPD (yes)32 (8.1)21 (7.0)11 (11.7)0.14
Acute respiratory disease (yes)31 (7.8)23 (7.6)8 (10.6)0.36
Cerebrovascular disease (yes)22 (5.5)14 (4.6)8 (8.5)0.15
Osteoporosis18 (4.5)16 (5.3)2 (2.1)0.19
Type 2 diabetes (yes)19 (4.8)12 (4.0)7 (7.4)0.17
Parkinson’s disease (yes)9 (3.0)9 (3.0)0 (0)
Cancer (yes)&17 (4.3)16 (5.3)1 (0.9)0.04&
Dyslipidemia (yes)&7 (1.8)5 (1.6)2 (1.0)0.44&
Chronic kidney disease (yes)&6 (1.5)5 (1.3)1 (2,1)0.55&
Hypothyroidism (yes)&4 (1.0)4 (1.3)1 (1.0)0.65&
Hepatic disease (yes)&2 (0.6)2 (0.6)0.

Differences in percentages were analyzed through the Chi2 test except for those marked by “&” which were analyzed through Fisher’s exact test.

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