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Table 1 Population characteristics by atopic dermatitis diagnosis for 34 313 adults (including missing data)

From: Associations of self-reported atopic dermatitis with comorbid conditions in adults: a population-based cross-sectional study

  Total number in category (% of all in the study) Atopic dermatitis
No
25 955 (86.1)
n (%)
Yes, mild
3 756 (12.5)
n (%)
Yes, severe
419 (1.4)
n (%)
Sex
Male 15 880 (46.3) 12 033 (46.4) 1 660 (44.2) 151 (36.0)
Female 18 433 (53.7) 13 922 (53.6) 2 096 (55.8) 268 (64.0)
Age
18–29 5 393 (15.7) 3 991 (15.4) 623 (16.6) 133 (31.7)
30–69 15 769 (46.0) 11 921 (45.9) 1 880 (50.1) 175 (41.8)
70+ 13 151 (38.3) 10 043 (38.7) 1 253 (33.4) 111 (26.5)
Comorbid conditions
 Chronic obstructive lung diseasea     
  No 22 772 (96.1) 19 217 (96.6) 2 690 (95.2) 226 (91.5)
  Yes 912 (3.9) 674 (3.4) 135 (4.8) 21 (8.5)
Asthma
No 26 163 (91.7) 22 190 (92.9) 2 993 (86.0) 295 (77.8)
Yes 2 368 (8.3) 1 691 (7.1) 486 (14.0) 84 (22.2)
Recurrent gastrointestinal symptoms
No 22 453 (73.9) 19 680 (76.2) 2 391 (64.6) 205 (50.4)
Yes, mild 6 647 (21.9) 5 208 (20.2) 1 105 (29.9) 131 (32.2)
Yes, severe 1 267 (4.2) 936 (3.6) 205 (5.5) 71 (17.4)
High blood pressurea
No 16 893 (66.1) 14 245 (67.2) 1 984 (66.0) 152 (56.9)
Yes 8 648 (33.9) 6 946 (32.8) 1 020 (34.0) 115 (43.1)
Diabetes type 2a
No 21 844 (90.2) 18 398 (90.7) 2 604 (90.5) 213 (83.9)
Yes 2 383 (9.8) 1 876 (9.3) 274 (9.5) 41 (16.1)
Obesity (BMI > = 30)
No 26 764 (81.8) 20 546 (82.5) 2 818 (78.0) 278 (71.1)
Yes 5 970 (18.2) 4 351 (17.5) 795 (22.0) 113 (28.9)
Joint painb
No 8 185 (26.9) 7 291 (28.5) 776 (21.1) 49 (11.9)
Yes, mild 17 539 (57.7) 14 696 (57.4) 2 228 (60.5) 225 (54.5)
Yes, severe 4 677 (15.4) 3 638 (14.2) 681 (18.5) 139 (33.7)
Headache or Migraine
No 23 661 (78.7) 20 651 (80.3) 2 619 (71.7) 244 (60.2)
Yes, mild 5 547 (18.5) 4 432 (17.2) 881 (24.1) 122 (30.1)
Yes, severe 846 (2.8) 634 (2.5) 153 (4.2) 39 (9.6)
Health
WHO-5 Well-being Index
Very Good (WHO5 > 75) 14 804 (48.5) 12 817 (50.2) 1 483 (40.2) 84 (20.7)
Not Very Good 15 750 (51.5) 12 699 (49.8) 2 204 (59.8) 322 (79.3)
How would you rate your dental health?
Very Good 10 388 (30.6) 8 292 (32.2) 985 (26.4) 101 (31.3)
Good 15 349 (45.2) 11 658 (45.2) 1 701 (45.6) 156 (37.4)
Not Good not Bad 5 404 (15.9) 3 910 (15.2) 672 (18.0) 86 (20.6)
Bad 2 113 (6.2) 1 464 (5.7) 295 (7.9) 45 (10.8)
Very Bad 687 (2.0) 450 (1.7) 77 (2.1) 29 (7.0)
Social and Background Factors
Smoking
No 30 111 (88.9) 23 022 (89.4) 3 298 (88.5) 335 (80.5)
Yes (daily or occasionally) 3 777 (11.1) 2 724 (10.6) 427 (11.5) 81 (19.5)
Highest level of education     
Compulsory schooling 8 343 (24.6) 6 090 (23.5) 785 (21.1) 119 (28.8)
Secondary education 14 688 (43.3) 11 076 (43.1) 1 651 (44.4) 195 (47.2)
Higher education 10 892 (32.1) 8 527 (33.2) 1 281 (34.5) 99 (24.0)
  1. aOnly age group over 30 years old
  2. bPain in one or several of the following: shoulders, neck, back, arms, elbows, legs, knees
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