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Table 3 Clinical profile of PD at presentation in Nigerians (1996 to 2006)

From: Clinical profile of parkinsonism and Parkinson's disease in Lagos, Southwestern Nigeria

Clinical characteristic Mean (SD) Median Range
Age at onset of PD in men, years 60.3 (10.4) 62.0 37 - 77
Age at onset of PD in women, years 65.2 (7.9) 68.0 41 - 74
Interval from onset to diagnosis, months 24.6 (26.1) 12.0 4 - 156
Hoehn & Yahr scale 2.3 (0.8) 2.0 1 - 4
UPDRS Total score (n = 40) 57.7 (25.0) 55.5 19 - 128
UPDRS Motor score (n = 40) 41.1 (17.6) 42.0 9 - 87
UPDRS ADL score (n = 40) 13.6 (7.2) 11.0 4 - 36
  1. Total number of PD cases = 98 unless otherwise stated
  2. UPDRS Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale version 3.0
  3. ADL Activities of daily living