Table 2

Comorbidities according to the claims data in patients with axial spondyloarthritis in different age groups

Age (years)
18–29, n=8030–39, n=20740–49, n=36150–59, n=37660–69, n=37270–79, n=340
Cardiovascular diseases (%)
 Hypertensive diseases (I10–I15)2.113.631.748.965.484.7
 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20–I25)1.66.416.533.7
 Diseases of arteries (I70–I79)
 Diseases of veins (I80–I89)4.27.514.417.522.227.2
Mental disorders (%)
 Depressive disorders (F32, F33)13.917.621.627.920.920.5
 Anxiety disorders (F40, F41)
 Reaction to severe stress and adjustment disorders (F43)6.010.611.
 Somatoform disorders (F45)13.116.323.325.217.721.8
Neurological disorders (%)
 Nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders (G50–G59)
 Polyneuropathies (G60–G64)
 Sleep disorders (G47)
 Obstructive sleep apnoea (G47.31)
Musculoskeletal disorders (other than axSpA) (%)
 Osteoarthritis (M15–M19)3.911.619.434.847.057.6
 Spondylosis (M47)17.716.420.424.425.830.4
 Other soft tissue disorders, not elsewhere classified (M79)20.929.527.828.425.722.8
 Fibromyalgia (M79.7)
 Disorders of bone density (M80–M85)
Metabolic and endocrine disorders (%)
 Disorders of thyroid gland (E00–E07)9.214.926.429.636.429.5
 Diabetes mellitus (E10–E14)
 Type 2 diabetes mellitus (E11)1.87.711.318.628.0
 Overweight (E65–E68)5.710.813.014.615.619.2
Respiratory tract diseases (%)
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (J44)
 Asthma bronchiale (J45)8.110.711.79.810.77.7
Gastrointestinal diseases (%)
 Diseases of oesophagus, stomach and duodenum (K20–K31)19.213.719.725.325.832.6