Table 3

10 Most Common Comorbid Chronic Conditions Among Medicare Beneficiaries With AF

Beneficiaries ≥65 y of Age (N=2 426 865) (Mean Number of Conditions=5.8; Median=6)Beneficiaries <65 y of Age (N=105 878) (Mean Number of Conditions=5.8; Median=6)
N%N%
Hypertension2 015 23583.0Hypertension85 90881.1
Ischemic heart disease1 549 12563.8Ischemic heart disease68 28964.5
Hyperlipidemia1 507 39562.1Hyperlipidemia64 15360.6
HF1 247 74851.4HF62 76459.3
Anemia1 027 13542.3Diabetes mellitus56 24653.1
Arthritis965 47239.8Anemia48 25245.6
Diabetes mellitus885 44336.5CKD42 63740.3
CKD784 63132.3Arthritis34 94933.0
COPD561 82623.2Depression34 90033.0
Cataracts546 42122.5COPD33 21831.4

Reproduced with permission from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (44).

AF indicates atrial fibrillation; CKD, chronic kidney disease; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; and HF, heart failure.