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High prevalence of diagnosis of diabetes, depression, anxiety, hypertension, asthma and COPD in the total population of Stockholm, Sweden – a challenge for public health

Axel C Carlsson12*, Per Wändell1, Urban Ösby34, Ramin Zarrinkoub15, Björn Wettermark56 and Gunnar Ljunggren57

Author Affiliations

1 Centre for Family Medicine, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Alfred Nobels Allé 12, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden

2 Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences/ Section of Geriatrics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

3 Neurogenetics Unit, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Sweden

4 Department of Psychiatry, Tiohundra AB, Norrtälje, Sweden

5 Public Healthcare Services Committee Administration, Stockholm County Council, Box 6909, SE- 102 39 Stockholm, Sweden

6 Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology and Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden

7 Medical Management Centre, Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, Berzelius väg 3, SE-17177 Stockholm, Sweden

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:670  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-670

Published: 18 July 2013

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Additional file 1: Figure S1:

Wenn diagrams of reported diagnoses: A) diabetes, C) depression, D) anxiety/phobia, E) hypertension F) asthma, and G) COPD. Primary care = PC, Specialist outpatient care = SOC, Inpatient care = IC.

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