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Table 5 EHR cohort (N = 367): Comorbidity at index

From: Evaluation of the use of Swedish integrated electronic health records and register health care data as support clinical trials in severe asthma: the PACEHR study

Condition N (%)
Respiratory-related conditions 118 (49.2)
 Acute upper respiratory tract infections 161 (67.1)
 Chronic bronchitis 11 (4.6)
 COPD NA
 Asthma NA
 Pneumonia and influenza 59 (24.6)
 Influenza 4 (1.7)
 Pneumonia 58 (24.2)
 Other respiratory system diseases 4 (1.7)
 Other diseases of the upper respiratory tract 83 (34.6)
 Non-allergic 14 (5.8)
 Allergic 50 (20.8)
 Chronic rhinitis 14 (5.8)
Other relevant conditions 124 (51.7)
 Diabetes 13 (5.4)
 Type 1 3 (1.3)
 Type 2 10 (4.2)
 Metabolic Disorders 26 (10.8)
 Hypertensive diseases 56 (23.3)
 Ischaemic heart disease 8 (3.3)
 Unstable angina NA
 Angina pectoris 3 (1.3)
 Myocardial infarction 5 (2.1)
 Chronic sinusitis 7 (2.9)
 Heart failure 1 (0.4)
 Malignant neoplasm 4 (1.7)
 Cerebrovascular diseases 0 (0.0)
 Haemorrhage 1 (0.4)
 Cerebral infarction / Stroke 1 (0.4)
 Rheumatoid arthritis NA
 Polymyalgia rheumatic 56 (23.3)
 Anxiety and Depression disorder 28 (11.7)
 Anxiety 46 (19.2)
 Depression 8 (3.3)
 Nasal polyps 21 (8.8)
 Osteoporosis/Fractures 6 (2.5)
 Osteoporosis NA
 Eczema 14 (5.8)
 Inflammatory bowel disease 6 (2.5)
 Crohn's disease 3 (1.3)
 Other acute lower respiratory infections 97 (40.4)
 Chronic lower respiratory diseases 4 (1.7)
  1. NA = value not found or zero