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Table 4 Sex-specific frequency distribution of comorbidities

From: A case-series of patients with musculoskeletal conditions in an underserved community in Moca, Dominican Republic

VariableStudy sample
N = 42
n (%)
Men
n = 19
n(%)
Women
n = 23
n(%)
Osteoporosis5 (11.9)1 (5.3)4 (17.4)
Joint problems17 (40.5)7 (36.8)10 (43.5)
Diabetes6(14.3)2(10.5)4 (17.4)
Lung condition12(28.6)4 (21)8 (34.8)
Heart condition8 (19)3(15.8)5 (21.7)
Hypertension13 (31)6 (31.6)7 (30.4)
Stroke2 (5)1 (5.3)1 (4.3)
Depression-anxiety9 (21.4)3(15.8)6 (26)
Chronic pain27(64.3)11(57.9)16(69.6)
  1. Lung Condition: Pneumonia/Asthma
  2. Heart Condition: Unknown/Angina/Tachycardia/Atherosclerosis/Heart Disease
  3. Chronic Pain: greater than 6 months
  4. Joint Problems: Participants were asked: Have you ever had any other health problems related to the joints?