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Table 1 Age-specific prevalence of Alzheimer’s dementia in upper Egypt, Desert area (Al Kharga and Al Quseir)

From: Prevalence of Alzheimer dementia in Upper Egypt (desert areas)

Age group Total Al Quseir city Al Kharga District
N Prev. % N Prev. % N Prev. %
50–< 60 years 7/6458 0.1 3/2222 0.13 4/4236 0.09
60–< 70 years 13/3765 0.34 8/1411 0.57 5/2354 0.21
70–< 80 years 49/1700 2.9 18/539 3.34 31/1161 2.67
≥ 80 years 57/585 9.74 13/163 7.97 44/422 10.4
Total 126/12508 1 42/4335 0.97 84/8173 1.03