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Table 1 One-year prevalence of dizziness in patients aged 65 or older in family practice (per 1000 persons; total practice population DNSGP-2 aged 65 or older: N = 50 601 patients)

From: Dizziness reported by elderly patients in family practice: prevalence, incidence, and clinical characteristics

  Male (95% CI) Female (95% CI) Total (95% CI)
65-74 years 54.4 (51.5-57.3) 79.5 (76.0-82.9)* 67.8 (64.6-71.1)
75-84 years 84.9 (81.3-88.4) 112.1 (108.0-116.1)* 101.6 (97.7-105.4)
≥ 85 years 110.2 (106.2-114.2) 107.7 (103.7-111.7) 108.4 (104.4-112.4)
Total 67.6 (64.4-70.9) 94.6 (90.9-98.4)* 83.3 (79.8-86.8)
  1. *: statistically significant difference between men and women (p < 0.001)
  2. DNSGP-2: the Second Dutch National Survey of General Practice; CI: confidence interval