Table 2

 One year annual comorbidity by age band in 1993 and 1998 and estimated number of cases in England and Wales (E&W)

Age group1993199819931998
Rates per 100000 PYERates per 100000 PYEEstimated number of comorbid cases in E&WEstimated number of comorbid cases in E&W
16–248815650788965
25–3482159687413240
35–44649346096610
45–54466531424370
55–64384019232044
65–74262411631070
75–8430388361062
16–8456932362437361