Table 1

Numbers of patients presenting with comorbidities. While 170 patients presented with one and 22 presented with two or more comorbidities, most patients (416) presented with no comorbidities

ComorbiditiesNumber of patients
None416
THYROID114
COELIAC16
DEPRESSION16
DIABETES10
OBESITY8
THYROID+OBESITY8
ANAEMIA6
THYROID+DEPRESSION3
THYROID+DIABETES3
DIABETES+OBESITY2
THYROID+ANAEMIA2
DIABETES+DEPRESSION1
ANAEMIA+COELIAC1
THYROID+COELIAC1
THYROID+DIABETES+OBESITY1
Total608
  • COMORBIDITIES Key: THYROID=hypothyroidism, COELIAC=coeliac disease, DEPRESSION=clinical depression diagnosis, DIABETES=IDDM or NIDDM diabetes, OBESITY=obesity, ANAEMIA=anaemia.