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Table 6 Prevalence rates of memory-related SCS subtypes 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 mr SCS without concerns1 (%) Prevalence of mr SCS with some concerncs1 (%) Prevalence of mr SCS with strong concerncs1 (%) χ² df p value
Arterial hypertension Yes 26.3 23.5 3.2 0.876 3 0.831
No 26.2 42.2 3.4
Hyperlipidemia Yes 25.9 23.4 3.9 5.076 3 0.166
No 26.4 24.2 3.0
Thyroid disease Yes 27.2 24.9 3.0 5.127 3 0.163
No 25.9 23.5 3.4
Cardiac arrhythmia Yes 27.2 24.8 3.0 1.546 3 0.672
No 26.2 23.8 3.4
Diabetes mellitus Yes 25.7 24.6 2.6 1.817 3 0.611
No 26.3 23.8 3.4
Any cancer Yes 24.6 24.2 3.9 2.271 3 0.518
No 26.5 23.9 3.2
Coronary heart disease/angina pectoris Yes 30.4 22.4 3.2 2.273 3 0.518
No 26.1 23.9 3.3
Myocardial infarction Yes 27.5 27.5 4.5 3.329 3 0.344
No 26.3 23.8 3.3
Stroke Yes 16.3 29.5 5.4 11.185 3 0.011
No 26.5 23.8 3.3
Cardiac insufficiency Yes 30.2 22.0 1.3 3.249 3 0.355
No 26.2 23.9 3.4
Epilepsy Yes 19.7 26.5 1.7 4.040 3 0.257
No 26.4 23.8 3.3
Peripheral artery occlusive disease/ intermittent claudication Yes 28.8 21.3 1.3 1.546 3 0.672
No 26.3 23.9 3.3
Parkinson’s disease Yes 20.8 29.2 4.2 0.608 3 0.895
No 26.3 23.9 3.3
Multiple sclerosis Yes 29.6 18.5 3.7 0.469 3 0.926
No 26.3 23.9 3.3
  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, mr memory-related, SCS subjective cognitive symptoms