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Table 2 Level of comorbidity (total cohort)

From: Improving management of comorbidity in patients with colorectal cancer using comprehensive medical assessment: a pilot study

  Observation Intervention Total
# % # % # %
Eligible for CMA 35 97.2 29 80.6 64 88.9
Medication/polypharmacy
 3+ Medications 29 80.6 21 58.3 50 69.4
 C, D or X Medication interaction 23 63.9 19 52.8 42 58.3
Hospital Admissions in the last 12 months
 None 20 55.6 28 77.8 48 66.7
 One 9 25.0 4 11.1 13 18.1
 Two or more 7 19.4 3 8.3 10 13.9
Health impact on Activities of Daily Life (Four most prevalent)
 Gets short of breath walking on flat surfaces 8 22.2 6 16.7 14 19.4
 Needs to stay in bed or a chair most of the day 11 30.6 1 2.8 12 16.7
 Has difficulty taking long walks 10 27.8 1 2.8 11 15.3
 One or more falls or near falls in past 6 months 5 13.9 4 11.1 9 12.5
Health impact on Quality of Life
 Ability to work or do other daily activities 14 38.9 5 13.9 19 26.4
 Ability to do hobbies 12 33.3 5 13.9 17 23.6
 Social life 13 36.1 3 8.3 16 22.2
 Family life 10 27.8 2 5.6 12 16.7