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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with AML, CML and myeloma, Sweden 2002–2009, and proportion with comorbid disease

From: The impact of comorbid disease history on all-cause and cancer-specific mortality in myeloid leukemia and myeloma – a Swedish population-based study

  AMLa CMLb Myeloma
  All CDc All CDc All CDc
  No (%) No (%) No (%) No (%) No (%) No (%)
Total 2550 (100) 1105 (43) 1000 (100) 350 (35) 4584 (100) 1735 (38)
Median follow up (year) 0.6 (0.0–11) 4.2 (0.0–11) 3.1 (0.0–11)
Sex
 Women 1262 (50) 532 (42) 446 (45) 155 (35) 2075 (45) 745 (36)
 Men 1288 (50) 573 (44) 554 (55) 195 (35) 2509 (55) 990 (39)
Age
 18–49 336 (13) 50 (15) 210 (21) 19 (9) 219 (4.8) 32 (15)
 50–59 307 (12) 82 (27) 147 (15) 26 (18) 605 (13) 121 (20)
 60–69 505 (20) 204 (40) 208 (21) 72 (35) 1145 (25) 349 (30)
 70–79 746 (29) 382 (51) 242 (24) 120 (50) 1499 (33) 651 (43)
 80+ 656 (26) 387 (59) 193 (19) 113 (59) 1116 (24) 582 (52)
 Median age (range) 72 (18–100) 67 (18–99) 72 (24–97)
Country of birth
 Sweden 2279 (89) 996 (44) 881 (88) 313 (36) 4088 (89) 1553 (38)
 Outside of Sweden 271 (11) 109 (40) 119 (12) 37 (31) 496 (11) 182 (37)
Education level       
 0–9 years 1065 (42) 533 (50) 376 (38) 163 (43) 1997 (44) 888 (44)
 10–12 years 958 (38) 383 (40) 400 (40) 122 (31) 1612 (35) 557 (35)
  > 12 years 464 (18) 157 (34) 204 (20) 57 (28) 897 (20) 264 (29)
 Missing 63 (2.5) 32 (51) 20 (2.0) 8 (40) 78 (1.7) 26 (33)
No. of comorbid diseases
 0 1445(57)   650 (65)   2849 (62)  
 1 732 (29) 225 (22) 1154 (25)
 2+ 373 (15) 125 (12) 581 (13)
Types of comorbid diseases
 Cancer 372 (15)   134 (13)   601 (13)  
 Cardiovascular disease 355 (14) 105 (10) 510 (11)
 Diabetes 235 (9.2) 72 (7.2) 377 (8.2)
 Cerebrovascular disease 200 (7.8) 54 (5.4) 262 (5.7)
 Chronic pulmonary disease 148 (5.8) 51 (5.1) 243 (5.3)
 Peripheral vascular disease 77 (3.0) 30 (3.0) 97 (2.1)
 Peptic ulcer disease 51 (2.0) 30 (3.0) 110 (2.4)
 Rheumatologic disease 82 (3.2) 20 (2.0) 71 (1.5)
 Renal disease 22 (0.9) 5 (0.5) 55 (1.2)
 Liver disease 20 (0.8) 8 (0.8) 44 (1.0)
 Dementia 25 (1.0) 10 (1.0) 49 (1.1)
 Psychiatric disorders 29 (1.1) 16 (1.6) 73 (1.6)
 Hemiplegia/Paraplegia 5 (0.2) 3 (0.3) 31 (0.7)
 AIDS/HIV 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.04)
  1. aAML acute myeloid leukemia, bCML chronic myeloid leukemia, cCD comorbid disease