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Table 1 Variables definition

From: Frequent use of emergency departments and chronic conditions in ageing societies: a retrospective analysis based in Italy

Variable Description Domain
Male Dummy equal to 1 if male Socio-demographic
Foreign Dummy equal to 1 if foreign Socio-demographic
Age Age at the time of the first access Socio-demographic
Multichronicity Dummy equal to 1 if suffering for multiple chronic conditions Clinical
Mental disorders Dummy equal to 1 if suffering chronic mental disorders Clinical
Nervous system and sense organs Dummy equal to 1 if suffering for chronic diseases of the nervous system and sense organs Clinical
Circulatory system Dummy equal to 1 if suffering for chronic diseases of the circulatory system Clinical
Respiratory system Dummy equal to 1 if suffering for chronic diseases of the respiratory system Clinical
Genitourinary system Dummy equal to 1 if suffering for chronic diseases of the genitourinary system Clinical
Skin and subcutaneous tissue Dummy equal to 1 if suffering for chronic diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue Clinical
Musculoskeletal system Dummy equal to 1 if suffering for chronic diseases of the musculoskeletal system Clinical
Congenital anomalies Dummy equal to 1 if suffering for chronic congenital anomalies Clinical