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Table 2 Comorbidities recorded any time before the start date, overall and according to eGFR category

From: Cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in a cohort of 57,946 patients with type 2 diabetes: associations with renal function and cardiovascular risk factors

   eGFR category (mL/min)
  Overall ( N= 57,946) 15–29 (n = 972) 30–44 (n = 4326) 45–59 (n = 12,614) ≥60 (n = 40,034)
  Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
MI 5581 9.6 196 20.2 729 16.9 1499 11.9 3157 7.9
IS/TIA 5675 9.8 207 21.3 774 17.9 1677 13.3 3017 7.5
COPD 2651 4.6 85 8.7 279 6.4 725 5.7 1562 3.9
Thyroid disease 4932 8.5 145 14.9 595 13.8 1441 11.4 2751 6.9
Hypertension 32,752 56.5 664 68.3 2931 67.8 8197 65.0 20,960 52.4
Renal hypertension 29 0.1 4 0.4 7 0.2 6 0.0 12 0.0
Hyperlipidemia 3998 6.9 323 33.2 891 20.6 1342 10.6 1442 3.6
DVT 3429 5.9 106 10.9 373 8.6 933 7.4 2017 5.0
PAD 3695 6.4 158 16.3 554 12.8 1026 8.1 1957 4.9
Anemia 3561 6.1 178 18.3 539 12.5 949 7.5 1895 4.7
Atrial fibrillation 3494 6.0 67 6.9 265 6.1 742 5.9 2420 6.0
Heart failure 4011 6.9 73 7.5 313 7.2 853 6.8 2772 6.9
Peptic ulcer disease 3676 6.3 89 9.2 354 8.2 880 7.0 2353 5.9
Chronic liver disease 685 1.2 10 1.0 47 1.1 134 1.1 494 1.2
Gout 3599 6.2 134 13.8 480 11.1 876 6.9 2109 5.3
Osteoporosis 1253 2.2 37 3.8 148 3.4 386 3.1 682 1.7
Cancer 5295 9.1 119 12.2 620 14.3 1434 11.4 3122 7.8
Anxiety 6171 10.6 122 12.6 453 10.5 1354 10.7 4242 10.6
GERD 6152 10.6 121 12.4 546 12.6 1493 11.8 3992 10.0
  1. COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; DVT, deep vein thrombosis; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease; IS, ischemic stroke; MI, myocardial infarction; PAD, peripheral arterial disease; TIA, transient ischemic attack.