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Table 2 Number and percentage of cardiovascular and respiratory disease emergency department visits by pre-existing medical conditions

From: Extreme ambient temperatures and cardiorespiratory emergency room visits: assessing risk by comorbid health conditions in a time series study

Comorbid medical condition Cardiovascular disease emergency room visits (n = 292,666) Respiratory disease emergency room visits (n = 562,538)
No. of admissions % No. of admissions %
Diabetes 21,386 7.3 11,690 2.1
Respiratory diseases 2,486 0.8 12,915 2.3
Respiratory infections 354 0.1 22,764 4.0
Hypertension 10,932 3.7 2,935 0.5
Cancer 1,926 0.7 2,862 0.5
Kidney diseases 3,109 1.1 1,357 0.2
Pneumonia 2,525 0.9 8,576 1.5
Cardiac diseases 19,167 6.5 6,789 1.2