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Table 1 Age and gender distribution* of patient encounters and Egyptian population**

From: Patterns of disease presentation and management in Egyptian primary care: findings from a survey of 2458 primary care patient consultations

  Male Female Total
  Sample Population Sample Population Sample Population
Under 5 294 (12%) 4861 (5.8%) 346 (14.1%) 4481 (5.4%) 640 (26.2%) 9342 (11.2%)
5-9 162 (6.6%) 4610 (5.5%) 149 (6.1%) 4259 (5.1%) 311 (12.7%) 8869 (10.6%)
10-14 112 (4.6%) 4038 (4.8%) 111 (4.5%) 3765 (4.5%) 223 (9.1%) 7803 (9.3%)
15-19 40 (1.6%) 4038 (4.8%) 97 (4%) 3805 (4.5%) 137 (5.6%) 7843 (9.4%)
20-24 45 (1.8%) 4309 (5.2%) 115 (4.7%) 4089 (4.9%) 160 (6.5%) 8398 (10%)
25-29 30 (1.2%) 4152 (5%) 96 (3.9%) 3987 (4.8%) 126 (5.1%) 8139 (9.7%)
30-34 21 (0.9%) 3403 (4.1%) 88 (3.6%) 3300 (3.9%) 109 (4.5%) 6703 (8%)
35-39 30 (1.2%) 2633 (3.1%) 76 (3.1%) 2564 (3.1%) 106 (4.3%) 5197 (6.2%)
40-44 31 (1.3%) 2300 (2.7%) 81 (3.3%) 2241 (2.7%) 112 (4.6%) 4541 (5.4%)
45-49 48 (2%) 2113 (2.5%) 75 (3.1%) 2069 (2.5%) 123 (5%) 4182 (5%)
50-54 41 (1.7%) 1852 (2.2%) 114 (4.7%) 1827 (2.2%) 155 (6.3%) 3679 (4.4%)
55-59 10 (0.4%) 1519 (1.8%) 62 (2.5%) 1504 (1.8%) 72 (2.9%) 3023 (3.6%)
60-64 27 (1.1%) 1124 (1.3%) 64 (2.6%) 1130 (1.4%) 91 (3.7%) 2254 (2.7%)
65-69 16 (0.7%) 781 (0.9%) 25 (1%) 797 (1%) 41 (1.7%) 1578 (1.9%)
70-74 6 (0.2%) 510 (0.6%) 27 (1.1%) 525 (0.6%) 33 (1.3%) 1035 (1.2%)
75-80 0 (0%) 291 (0.3%) 2 (0.1%) 303 (0.4%) 2 (0.1%) 594 (0.7%)
80 & older 2 (0.1%) 239 (0.3%) 4 (0.2%) 242 (0.3%) 6 (0.2%) 481 (0.6%)
Total 915 42773 1532 40888 2447 8366
  (37.1%) (51.1%) (62.9%) (48.9%) (100%) (100%)
  1. *Reported percentages are of total consultations/population.
  2. **2012 population estimates. Population figures shown in 1000 s.