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Table 2 AHRQ and van Walraven Elixhauser comorbidity scores and disease categories

From: Simple Excel and ICD-10 based dataset calculator for the Charlson and Elixhauser comorbidity indices

Variable Value
AHRQ Elixhauser score
 Median (25th–75th percentile) 3.0 (0–8)
Binned estimates
 0 4790 (41.7)
 1–4 1257 (10.9)
 5–9 3181 (27.7)
  ≥ 10 2263 (19.7)
van Walraven Elixhauser score
 Median (25th–75th percentile) 5.0 (0–10)
Binned estimates
 0 4295 (37.4)
 1–4 1187 (10.3)
 5–9 2844 (24.7)
  ≥ 10 3165 (27.5)
Categories
 Congestive heart failure 5025 (43.7)
 Cardiac arrhythmias 2373 (20.7)
 Valvular disease 357 (3.1)
 Pulmonary circulation disorders 152 (1.3)
 Peripheral vascular disorders 1197 (10.4)
 Hypertension, uncomplicated 2972 (25.9)
 Hypertension, complicated 6230 (54.2)
 Paralysis 530 (4.6)
 Other neurological disorders 1060 (9.2)
 Chronic pulmonary disease 1243 (10.8)
 Diabetes, uncomplicated 968 (8.4)
 Diabetes, complicated 1063 (9.3)
 Hypothyroidism 587 (5.1)
 Renal failure 465 (4.0)
 Liver disease 183 (1.6)
 Peptic ulcer disease excluding bleeding 263 (2.3)
 AIDS/HIV 1 (< 0.0)
 Lymphoma 69 (0.6)
 Metastatic cancer 42 (0.4)
 Solid tumour without metastasis 1085 (9.4)
 Rheumatoid arthritis collagen vascular diseases 414 (3.6)
 Coagulopathy 34 (0.3)
 Obesity 184 (1.6)
 Weight loss 21 (0.2)
 Fluid and electrolyte disorders 46 (0.4)
 Blood loss anaemia 124 (1.1)
 Deficiency anaemia 771 (6.7)
 Alcohol abuse 367 (3.2)
 Drug abuse 16 (0.1)
 Psychoses 254 (2.2)
 Depression 1125 (9.8)
  1. Values are n (%) unless otherwise specified. Abbreviations: AHRQ the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality