Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Half title and verso pages
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
  • Sections
    1. Introduction
      • What are cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease?
      • What is comorbidity and how does it happen?
      • Consequences of comorbidity
      • Implications for disease prevention, management and health policy
      • Purpose, scope and structure of this report
    2. Prevalence
      • Comorbidity of CVD and diabetes in the non-institutionalised population
      • Comorbidity of CVD and diabetes in the institutionalised population
    3. Hospitalisations
      • Hospitalisations with comorbidity of CVD, diabetes and CKD (excluding regular dialysis)
      • Hospitalisations for regular dialysis
    4. Deaths
      • Deaths with comorbidity of CVD, diabetes and CKD
      • Comorbidity in the context of each disease
    5. Discussion
      • Extent of comorbidity
      • Comorbidity in different age groups, and its impact on health services and health policy
      • Differences between sexes
      • Comorbidity in the context of each individual disease
      • Comparison of comorbidity estimates from various data sources
      • Data issues
      • Conclusion
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      1. Statistical methods
      2. Classification of CVD, diabetes and CKD
      3. Codes used in this report
      4. Detailed statistical tables
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures