Journal of Aging Research / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Multiple Comorbid Conditions among Middle-Aged and Elderly Hemophilia Patients: Prevalence Estimates and Implications for Future Care

Table 2

Selected characteristics of patients 40 years of age or greater, who visited the Gulf States Hemophilia & Thrombophilia Center between January 1, 2007 and August 31, 2010, according to disease status.

CharacteristicsHemophilia A ( )Hemophilia B ( )Total ( ) value
% % %

All patients71.428.6
Age in years0.715
40–492146.6844.52946.0
50–591431.1422.21828.6
60–69715.6422.21117.5
≥7036.7211.157.9

Race/ethnicity0.002
Caucasian (non-Hispanic)2657.8844.43454.0
Hispanic1635.5211.21828.6
African American36.7844.41117.4

Employment status0.032
Employed full-time1840.0316.62133.4
Employed part-time511.1057.9
Unemployed2248.91477.83657.1
Unknown015.611.6

Insurance status0.283
Commercial insurance1840.0844.42641.3
Medicare1328.9950.02234.9
Medicaid511.1057.9
State high risk12.2011.6
Uninsured817.815.6914.3

Disease severity0.694
Mild (6%–50%)2351.1950.03250.8
Moderate (1%–5%)613.3422.21015.9
Severe (<1%)1635.6527.82133.3

Treatment type0.248
On demand3577.81583.35079.4
Intermittent prophylaxis015.611.6
Continuous prophylaxis1022.2211.11219.0

Last visit to treatment center0.201
<1 year ago3066.71372.24368.3
1-2 years ago511.1422.2914.3
>2 years ago1022.215.61117.4

Due to small sample sizes, value for Fischer’s Exact Test is reported.

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