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Table 2 Percentage of participants by diagnostic category

From: The Elderly Nursing Core Set and the cognition of Portuguese older adults: a cross-sectional study

Diagnostic category N (%)
Diseases of the circulatory system 334 (54.5)
Diseases of the nervous system 213 (34.7)
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system or connective tissue 174 (28.4)
Neoplasias 164 (26.8)
Endocrine, nutritional or metabolic diseases 136 (22.2)
Mental, behavioral or neurodevelopmental disorders 129 (21.0)
Diseases of the genitourinary system 78 (12.7)
Diseases of the respiratory system 62 (10.1)
Diseases of the digestive system 59 (9.6)
Diseases of the blood or blood-forming organs 41 (6.70)
Diseases of the skin 7 (1.1)
Without diseases 3 (0.5)