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Table 3 Final dependent comorbidity factors. Dependent comorbidity factors f used in the calculation of all-cause PYLD per capita. The comorbidity factor f is defined as the prevalence of persons with comorbid diseases in the two cause groups divided by the two prevalences for each cause group considered independently, f = p 1+2 /(p 1 × p 2 ).

From: Adjusting for dependent comorbidity in the calculation of healthy life expectancy

  Males Females
Condition pair 0–4 5–14 15–29 30–44 45–59 60–69 70–79 80+ 0–4 5–14 15–29 30–44 45–59 60–69 70–79 80+
CVD + diabetes 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
+ respiratory* 26.2 26.2 26.2 15.1 5.9 3.7 3.7 3.6 25.0 25.0 25.0 16.1 7.4 3.7 4.0 4.2
+ Musculoskeletal 10.9 10.9 10.9 9.0 3.9 2.7 2.6 2.5 9.1 9.1 9.1 7.6 4.6 2.8 3.0 3.3
+ Sight or hearing loss 5.2 5.2 5.2 4.3 2.3 1.6 1.6 1.7 5.0 5.0 5.0 3.9 2.3 1.5 1.6 1.6
+ Group1*** 5.2 5.2 5.2 4.3 2.3 1.6 1.6 1.7 5.0 5.0 5.0 3.9 2.3 1.5 1.6 1.6
+ Injuries 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.2 2.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.0 2.4 1.6 1.7 1.9
+ Other diseases 5.2 5.2 5.2 4.3 2.3 1.6 1.6 1.7 5.0 5.0 5.0 3.9 2.3 1.5 1.6 1.6
+ Neurological 4.5 4.5 4.5 3.8 2.3 1.6 1.5 1.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 3.8 2.3 1.6 1.5 1.5
+ Mental disorders 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.9 2.2 1.4 1.5 1.6 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.5 2.2 1.5 1.5 1.5
  1. *The first condition of each pair is the cumulative prevalence of having one or more of the conditions in preceding rows.
  2. *** Communicable diseases, maternal and perinatal conditions and nutritional deficiencies.