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Table 1 Regional differences in dementia diagnosis amongst the 21 regions in Sweden and the country as a whole. A majority of regions showed a significant decrease in dementia diagnosis

From: Changes in dementia diagnoses in Sweden during the COVID-19 pandemic

Region 2020 2020 expected incidence Difference in expected vs actual incidence 2020 (%) CI P
Sweden 566,1 709,3 -20,20% 684–723 0,0043
Stockholm 1042,2 1392,9 −25,20% 1285–1476 0,0054
Uppsala 829,6 960,7 −13,60% 878–1093 0,0021
Södermanland 326,4 400 −18,40% 340–369 0,0054
Östergötland 517 510,4 1,30% 501–522 0,12
Jönköping 324,2 354,6 −8,60% 339–365 0,00098
Kronoberg 252,2 305,1 −17,30% 287–322 0,0032
Kalmar 341,6 432,6 −21,00% 407–463 0,0061
Gotland 400,4 527,2 −24,10% 501–549 0,0072
Blekinge 393,8 425,9 −25,40% 406–441 0,0012
Skåne 758,8 913,2 −16,90% 883–945 0,0038
Halland 307,6 316,5 −2,80% 301–329 0,063
Västra Götaland 280,8 381 −26,30% 356–402 0,0024
Värmland 257,5 277,5 −7,20% 260–291 0,0082
Örebro 462,8 575,5 −19,60% 553–597 0,0022
Västmanland 481,8 576 −16,40% 555–593 0,0019
Dalarna 448,8 615,7 −27,10% 594–635 0,0075
Gävleborg 349,9 534,7 −34,60% 502–567 0,000032
Västernorrland 559,2 680,3 −17,80% 661–699 0,0022
Jämtland 239,5 204,6 17,10% 192–224 0,0094
Västerbotten 931,1 1159,1 −19,70% 1052–1204 0,0068
Norrbotten 295,9 364,4 −18,80% 326–387 0,0046