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Table 1 Demographics

From: Psychotropic and anti-dementia treatment in elderly persons with clinical signs of dementia with Lewy bodies: a cross-sectional study in 40 nursing homes in Sweden

  Study population
N (%)
DLB 0–1a
N (%)
DLB 2–4b
N (%)
Anti-dementia medicationc
N (%)
Antipsychotic
medicationd
N (%)
Sex N (%)
 Male 146 (24) 112 (77) 34 (23) 51 (38) 31 (21)
 Female 464 (76) 374 (81) 90 (19) 141 (32) 101 (22)
Dementia diagnosis
 Yes N (%) 440 (74) 348 (79) 92 (21) 192 (45) 102 (23)
Different dementia diagnosese
 Alzheimer’s disease 115 (26) 92 (80) 23 (20) 71 (64) 30 (26)
 Alzheimer’s mixed 97 (22) 83 (86) 14 (14) 66 (69) 25 (26)
 Vascular dementia 85 (19) 69 (81) 16 (19) 5 (6) 20 (24)
 DLB/PDDf 22 (5) 2 (9) 20 (91) 13 (62) 5 (23)
 Dementia NOSg 121 (28) 102 (84) 19 (16) 37 (32) 22 (18)
  1. aDLB 0–1: none or one clinical feature of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)
  2. bDLB 2–4: two or more DLB clinical features
  3. cAnti-dementia medication (N06D)
  4. dAntipsychotic medication (N05A)
  5. eDementia diagnoses found in 440 (100%) residents
  6. fDLB/PDD: DLB/Parkinson’s disease with dementia
  7. gDementia NOS: dementia not otherwise specified