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Table 4 Prevalence of different disease states in the study participants (n = 210)

From: The development and validation of the major life changing decision profile (MLCDP)

Specialities/diseases N Percent
1. Cardiology
Coronary artery disease 7 3.3
Congenital heart disease 12 5.7
Atrial fibrillation 6 2.9
Myocardial infarction 3 1.4
Congestive pericarditis 1 0.5
Congestive heart failure 1 0.5
2. Nephrology
Chronic Kidney Disease IV 23 11.0
Chronic Kidney Disease V 7 3.3
3. Respiratory Medicine
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 30 14.3
4. Cystic Fibrosis 30 14.3
5. Diabetes
Diabetes Type 2 23 11.0
Diabetes Type 1 7 3.3
6. Rheumatology
Rheumatoid arthritis 12 5.7
Ankylosing spondylitis 1 0.5
Psoriatic arthritis 6 2.9
Osteoarthritis 1 0.5
Polymyalgia rheumatica 1 0.5
Systemic lupus erythematosus 2 1.0
Sjorgen’s syndrome 1 0.5
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy 1 0.5
Connective tissue disorder 1 0.5
Sarcoidosis 1 0.5
Antiphospholipid syndrome 1 0.5
Fibromyalgia 1 0.5
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy 1 0.5
7. Dermatology
Psoriasis 16 7.6
Atopic eczema 8 3.8
Acne 2 1.0
Hidradenitis suppurativa 1 0.5
Alopecia areata 1 0.5
Pityriasis lichenoides chronica 1 0.5
Behcet’s syndrome 1 0.5
Total 210 100.0