Kil et al reported the Asan Comorbidity Index (ACI) based on data on Korean patients. The authors are from Ulsan University and Asan Medical Center in Seoul.
diseases of the peritoneum
malignant neoplasm without metastasis
aplastic and other anemias
other diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
cerebral palsy and other paralytic syndromes
disorders of the ocular muscles, binocular movement, accomodation, and refraction
influenza and pneumonia
chronic lower respiratory disease
J400-J479, excluding J459 (asthma)
osteopathies and chondropathies
malignant neoplasm with metastasis
coagulation defects, purpura, and other hemorrhagic conditions
= SUM(points for all 20 conditions)
• minimum ACI: 0
• maximum ACI: 39
• The higher the index the worse the comorbidity and the greater the mortality rate.
• The area under the ROC curve is 0.70.
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