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Table 1 Baseline patient demographics among patients with and without BD

From: Treatment patterns and burden of behavioral disturbances in patients with dementia in the United States: a claims database analysis

  With BD (N = 16,440) Without BD (N = 86,962) P value (with versus without BD)
Mean age (years [SD]) 83.5 (7.1) 82.9 (7.5) <  0.001
Age group (n [%])
 65–74 1981 (12.1) 13,247 (15.2) <  0.001
 75–84 6628 (40.3) 34,824 (40.1)  
 85–94 7066 (43.0) 34,811 (40.0)  
 95+ 765 (4.7) 4080 (4.7)  
Gender (n [%])
 Male 6478 (39.4) 33,691 (38.7) 0.110
 Female 9962 (60.6) 53,271 (61.3)  
Geographic region (n [%])
 Northeast 3222 (19.6) 17,724 (20.4) <  0.001
 North 6290 (38.3) 31,530 (36.3)  
 South 4868 (29.6) 25,635 (29.5)  
 West 2020 (12.3) 11,809 (13.6)  
 Unknown 40 (.2) 264 (.3)  
Mean follow-up (months [SD]) 16.99 (7.1) 15.80 (7.0) <  0.001
  1. BD behavioral disturbance, SD standard deviation