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Table 1 Percentage of comorbidities with assumed high risk for a severe course of COVID-195 and care dependency given for all inpatient cases of PD (n = 46,345) in Germany from the year 2018

From: Letter to the editor: risk comorbidities of COVID-19 in Parkinson’s disease patients in Germany

ICD-10-GMG20.00G20.01G20.10G20.11G20.20G20.21G20.90G20.91
Absolute number of PD cases3164238710,49920,2661541430330461139
Percentage with comorbidity (ICD-Code)
 Hypertension (I10)53.60%49.27%53.07%47.42%51.01%44.97%52.53%51.54%
 Cardiovascular disease (I25)11.71%9.64%13.21%11.37%15.64%11.71%14.71%13.96%
 Cerebrovascular disease (I69)2.47%1.59%3.57%2.68%5.58%4.04%4.53%3.42%
 Diabetes type 2 (E11)16.59%14.03%18.16%14.28%18.36%14.66%20.88%20.63%
 Chronic viral hepatitis B or C (B18)0.09%0.0%0.09%0.08%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
 COPD (J44)2.75%1.93%3.02%2.62%3.50%2.46%3.32%2.63%
 Chronic kidney disease (N18)7.84%6.07%11.55%9.42%14.60%12.36%14.05%14.22%
Percentage with care dependency (ICD-Code)
 Care dependencya (Z74)14.60%18.64%32.57%29.03%62.95%49.06%42.35%40.65%
  1. Parkinson’s disease diagnoses of the ICD 10th revision, German modification (ICD-10-GM): G20.00 = Primary Parkinson’s syndrome without or with less impairment and no fluctuation; G20.01 = Primary Parkinson’s syndrome without or with less impairment and fluctuation; G20.10 = Primary Parkinson’s syndrome moderate to severe impairment and no fluctuation; G20.11 = Primary Parkinson’s syndrome moderate to severe impairment and fluctuation; G20.20 = Primary Parkinson’s syndrome with the most serious impairment and no fluctuation; G20.21 = Primary Parkinson’s syndrome with the most serious impairment and fluctuation; G20.90 = Primary Parkinson’s syndrome not further defined and no fluctuation; G20.91 = Primary Parkinson’s syndrome not further defined and fluctuation
  2. COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ICD International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Conditions
  3. aCare dependency including dependency due to impaired mobility, dependency for personal hygiene and need for constant supervision