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Table 2 Most frequently reported comorbidities based on the SACQ (n = 172)

From: Pain catastrophising, body mass index and depressive symptoms are associated with pain severity in tertiary referral orthopaedic foot/ankle patients

Comorbidity n (%)
Heart disease 11 (6.5)
Hypertension 56 (33.1)
Lung disease 10 (5.9)
Diabetes 16 (9.4)
Anaemia or other blood disease 13 (7.7)
Kidney disease 3 (1.8)
Liver disease 2 (1.2)
Depression 29 (17.2)
Cancer 7 (4.1)
Stroke 7 (4.2)
Osteoarthritis 81 (47.9)
Back pain 95 (56.5)
Rheumatoid arthritis 27 (16.8)
Other 33 (19.4)
  1. Values are n and percentage of valid responses. Data missing from participants (n); heart disease (4), hypertension (3), lung disease (2), diabetes (2), anaemia or other blood disease (3), kidney disease (2), liver disease (2), depression (3), cancer (2), stroke (4), osteoarthritis (3), back pain (4), rheumatoid arthritis (11), other (2)
  2. Abbreviation: SACQ Self-Administered Comorbidity Questionnaire