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Table 5 Prevalence rates of memory-related SCS in relation to the presence/ absence of physical comorbidity (n=8,036)

From: Memory-related subjective cognitive symptoms in the adult population: prevalence and associated factors – results of the LIFE-Adult-Study

Physical comorbidity Prevalence of memory-related SCS1 (%) χ² df p value
Arterial hypertension Yes 53.0 0.571 1 0.450
No 53.9
Hyperlipidemia Yes 53.2 0.118 1 0.731
No 53.6
Thyroid disease Yes 55.1 3.363 1 0.067
No 52.8
Cardiac arrhythmia Yes 55.0 0.897 1 0.344
No 53.3
Diabetes mellitus Yes 52.9 0.128 1 0.720
No 53.5
Any cancer Yes 52.7 0.245 1 0.621
No 53.6
Coronary heart disease/angina pectoris Yes 55.8 0.573 1 0.449
No 53.4
Myocardial infarction Yes 59.6 2.702 1 0.100
No 53.3
Stroke Yes 51.2 0.351 1 0.554
No 53.5
Cardiac insufficiency Yes 53.5 0.000 1 0.997
No 53.5
Epilepsy Yes 47.9 1.502 1 0.220
No 53.6
Peripheral artery occlusive disease/ intermittent claudication Yes 50.6 0.258 1 0.612
No 53.5
Parkinson’s disease Yes 54.2 0.005 1 0.946
No 53.5
Multiple sclerosis Yes 51.9 0.029 1 0.866
No 53.5
  1. 1For calculation of the prevalence rates, weights were used which corrected for sample deviations in distribution from the adult population structure of the city of Leipzig in 2012 with regard to age and sex
  2. df degree of freedom, SCS subjective cognitive symptoms