Table 2

Comorbid conditions of the Charlson comorbidity index (CCI) and their weights, as well as number of patients affected by the comorbidity

Comorbid conditionsWeightPatients (N)
Myocardial infarction117
Congestive heart failure17
Peripheral vascular disease119
Cerebrovascular disease115
Dementia11
Chronic pulmonary disease123
Rheumatological disease17
Peptic ulcer disease111
Mild liver disease110
Diabetes mellitus without complications123
Diabetes mellitus with chronic complications28
Hemiplegia or paraplegia20
Renal disease20
Solid tumour non-metastatic212
Leukaemia20
Lymphoma22
Moderate to severe liver disease31
Metastatic solid tumour60
AIDS60