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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