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Table 1 Age, gender and deprivation status, PD versus controls

From: Co-morbidity and polypharmacy in Parkinson’s disease: insights from a large Scottish primary care database

Variable PD Number (%) No PD Number (%)
Total (%) 2640 (0.5) 507,862 (99.5)
Gender (% male) 1459 (55.3) 232,602 (45.8)
Mean Age (sd) 76.4 (9.1) 68.2 (9.7)
Age group
 55–64 308 (11.7) 219,025 (43.1)
 65–74 722 (27.3) 154,558 (30.4)
 75–84 1084 (41.1) 98,236 (19.3)
 85 and above 526 (19.9) 36,043 (7.1)
Deprivation Quintile
 Least Deprived 562 (21.3) 99,489 (19.6)
 2 635 (24.0) 117,794 (23.2)
 3 612 (23.2) 117,011 (23.0)
 4 464 (17.6) 93,013 (18.3)
 Most Deprived 367 (13.9) 80,555 (15.9)