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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of admitted patients

From: Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients admitted to hospitals for posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: a retrospective cohort study

  Mean (SD) Frequency (%)
Age (years)   57.2 (15.4) 61.8 (17.2)
Sex Male   180 (28)
Female   455 (72)
Race White   435 (68.5)
Black   112 (17.6)
Hispanic   36 (5.7)
Asian or Pacific Islander   7 (1.1)
Native American   2 (0.3)
Other   17 (2.7)
Primary expected payer Medicare   312 (49.1)
Medicaid   123 (19.4)
Private insurance   151 (23.8)
Self-pay   32 (5)
No charge   2 (0.3)
Other   12 (1.9)
Comorbidities/Conditions Hypertension   549 (86.5)
Diabetes Mellitus   186 (29.3)
Dehydration   90 (14.2)
Hyperlipidemia   219 (34.5)
Depression   123 (19.4)
Anxiety   133 (20.9)
Smoking   116 (18.3)
Hypothyroidism   98 (15.4)
GERD   135 (21.3)
Malnutrition   67 (10.6)
CKD   115 (18.1)
ESRD   108 (17)
Atrial fibrillation   64 (10.1)
Rheumatological disease   47 (7.4)
Obesity   89 (14)
Malignancy   82 (12.9)
Infection   198 (31.2)
Migraine   36 (5.7)
Coagulopathy   45 (7.1)
Thrombocytopenia   44 (6.9)
History of Organ Transplant   30 (4.7)
Total    635 (100)
  1. Abbreviations: GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease, CKD chronic kidney disease, ESRD end-stage renal disease