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Table 1 Patient and provider characteristics of Parkinson’s disease patients with dementia

From: Prevalence and patterns of the concurrent use of anticholinergics for the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and acetylcholinesterase inhibitors in Parkinson’s disease patients with dementia: a cross-sectional study using Korea National Health Insurance claims data

Characteristics No. of patients (%)
Patient characteristics
 Age, years of age
  65–69 825 (9.33)
  70–74 1,552 (17.55)
   ≥ 75 6,468 (73.13)
 Sex
  Male 3,184 (36.00)
  Female 5,661 (64.00)
 National Health Security program enrolled
  National Health Insurance 7,668 (86.69)
  Medical Aid 1,172 (13.25)
  Veterans Administration 5 (0.06)
Healthcare provider characteristics
 Type of healthcare organization that the healthcare provider worked at
  Tertiary-care hospitals 1,483 (16.77)
  General hospitals 2,400 (27.13)
  Hospitals 921 (10.41)
  Long-term care facilities 2,517 (28.46)
  Clinics 1,479 (16.72)
  Others a 45 (0.51)
 Medical specialty of the healthcare provider
  Neurology 3,659 (41.37)
  Internal medicine 1,363 (15.41)
  Psychiatry 1,270 (14.36)
  Family medicine 734 (8.30)
  Rehabilitation medicine 480 (5.43)
  Neurosurgery 425 (4.80)
  Surgery 385 (4.35)
  Orthopedics 166 (1.88)
  Others a 363 (4.10)
 Location of healthcare organization that the healthcare provider worked at
  Seoul (Capital city) 1,640 (18.54)
  Busan 716 (8.09)
  Incheon 365 (4.13)
  Daegu 496 (5.61)
  Gwangju 321 (3.63)
  Daejeon 374 (4.23)
  Ulsan 141 (1.59)
  Gyeonggi 1,630 (18.43)
  Gangwon 278 (3.14)
  Chungcheong/Sejong 601 (6.79)
  Jeonla/Jeju 1,171 (13.24)
  Gyeongsang 1,112 (12.57)
  1. n = 8,845 Parkinson’s disease patients with dementia
  2. a Type of healthcare organization and medical specialty of the healthcare provider, of which the proportion is < 1%, are classified as ‘Others.’