List that links the Charlson comorbidity categories to revised weights as calculated by Schneeweiss in Table 4 of his paper.
A list, with Charlson comorbidities as names and weight as value
Revised Schneeweiss weights:
0 = Connective tissue dz, Ulcer
1 = MI, PVD, CVD, Diabetes, Hemiplegia
2 = CHF, Chronic pulm dz, Mild liver dz, Diabetes with end organ damage, Any tumor, Leukemia, Lymphoma
3 = Dementia, Mod or severe renal dz
4 = Moderate or severe liver dz, AIDS
6 = Metastatic solid tumor
1. Schneeweiss S, Wang PS, Avorn J, Glynn RJ: Improved comorbidity adjustment for predicting mortality in Medicare populations. Health services research 2003; 38:1103 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12968819
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