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Table 3 Details of the total cohort of Nova Scotia Seniors’ Pharmacare Beneficiaries with Dementia (NSSPBD)

From: An examination of three prescribing cascades in a cohort of older adults with dementia

  Total Women Men
Number NSSPBD 28,953 17,946 (62.0%) 10,529 (36.4%)
Mean age at diagnosis in years (95% CI) 81.1 (81.0–81.2) 82.1 (82.0–82.2) 79.6 (79.4–79.7)
Age 65.0–74.9 (% cohort) 6355 (21.9%) 3266 (11.2%) 2922 (10.0%)
Age 75.0–84.9 (% cohort) 12,222 (42.2%) 7412 (25.6%) 4637 (16.0%)
Age 85.0–94.9 (% cohort) 8254 (28.5%) 5764 (19.9%) 2385 (8.2%)
Age 95+ (% cohort) 808 (2.8%) 637 (2.2%) 159 (0.5%)
Urban dwelling (%) 18,485 (63.8%) 11,812 (40.8%) 6673 (23.0%)
Rural dwelling (%) 9342 (32.3%) 5806 (20.1%) 3536 (12.2%)