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Table 1 Basic characteristics of dementia patients and control group

From: Ambulatory health services utilization in patients with dementia - Is there an urban-rural difference?

  Dementia group Control group
  Urban Rural Urban Rural
N 1329 517 5249 2121
Missing 2   22  
age (mean; SD) 78.75 (7.44) 78.62 (7.27) 78.81 (7.36) 78.57 (7.36)
65-74 years (%) 30.7 30.56 30.25 31.26
75-84 years (%) 47.03 47 47.49 46.86
85 years and older (%) 22.27 22.44 22.25 21.88
Nursing care dependency (yes) 35.52 34.62 10.4 11.5
Sex (female) 47.93 46.62 47.4 48