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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of community-dwelling older adults in Ontario living with dementia

From: Patterns of health service use in community living older adults with dementia and comorbid conditions: a population-based retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada

  Dementia cohort (n = 100,630) Amount of follow-up
5 years (n = 48,458) <5 years (n = 52,172)
Age groups (n, %)
 66–69 6958 (6.9 %) 5186 (10.7 %) 1772 (3.4 %)
 70–74 13,421 (13.3 %) 8861 (18.3 %) 4560 (8.7 %)
 75–79 21,260 (21.1 %) 11,755 (24.3 %) 9505 (18.2 %)
 80–84 26,677 (26.5 %) 12,252 (25.3 %) 14,425 (27.6 %)
 85–89 20,833 (20.7 %) 7374 (15.2 %) 13,459 (25.8 %)
 90+ 11,481 (11.4 %) 3030 (6.3 %) 8451 (16.2 %)
 Female (n, %) 60,964 (60.6 %) 29,357 (60.6 %) 31,607 (60.6 %)
Income quintile (n, %)
 1 (Lowest) 21,689 (21.6 %) 10,027 (20.7 %) 11,662 (22.4 %)
 2 20,654 (20.5 %) 9987 (20.6 %) 10,667 (20.4 %)
 3 19,273 (19.2 %) 9148 (18.9 %) 10,125 (19.4 %)
 4 18,739 (18.6 %) 9152 (18.9 %) 9587 (18.4 %)
 5 (Highest) 19,763 (19.6 %) 9958 (20.5 %) 9805 (18.8 %)
Number of comorbid conditions (n, %)
 0 3750 (3.7 %) 1997 (4.1 %) 1753 (3.4 %)
 1 13,415 (13.3 %) 7116 (14.7 %) 6299 (12.1 %)
 2 23,543 (23.4 %) 12,398 (25.6 %) 11,145 (21.4 %)
 3 23,923 (23.8 %) 11,924 (24.6 %) 11,999 (23 %)
 4 17,462 (17.4 %) 8032 (16.6 %) 9430 (18.1 %)
 5 18,537 (18.4 %) 6991 (14.4 %) 11,546 (22.1 %)
Comorbid conditions (n, %)
 Hypertension 78,246 (77.8 %) 36,962 (76.3 %) 41,284 (79.1 %)
 Arthritis 66,601 (66.2 %) 32,427 (66.9 %) 34,174 (65.5 %)
 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 28,557 (28.4 %) 12,277 (25.3 %) 16,280 (31.2 %)
 Diabetes 28,187 (28 %) 13,289 (27.4 %) 14,898 (28.6 %)
 Ischemic Heart Disease 24,075 (23.9 %) 10,527 (21.7 %) 13,548 (26.0 %)
 Inflammatory Bowel Disease 22,532 (22.4 %) 9946 (20.5 %) 12,586 (24.1 %)
 Cancer 17,981 (17.9 %) 7616 (15.7 %) 10,365 (19.9 %)
 Osteoporosis/osteopenia 10,162 (10.1 %) 3449 (7.1 %) 6713 (12.9 %)
 Renal Disease 10,153 (10.1 %) 3799 (7.8 %) 6354 (12.2 %)
 Anxiety and/or Depression 6411 (6.4 %) 2723 (5.6 %) 3688 (7.1 %)
 Stroke 6294 (6.3 %) 2524 (5.2 %) 3770 (7.2 %)
 Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed 3862 (3.8 %) 1454 (3.0 %) 2408 (4.6 %)
 Cerebrovascular Disease 3732 (3.7 %) 1476 (3.0 %) 2256 (4.3 %)
 Liver Disease 774 (0.8 %) 301 (0.6 %) 473 (0.9 %)
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