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Table 2 Age and sex-specific prevalence of Alzheimer’s dementia in Upper Egypt, Desert areas (AL Kharga and AL Quseir)

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

Age group Total Male Females
N Prev. % N Prev. % N Prev. %
50–< 60 years 7/6458 0.1 2/3404 0.06 5/3054 0.16
60–< 70 years 13/3765 0.34 7/2131 0.33 6/1634 0.36
70–< 80 years 49/1700 2.9 20/1020 1.96 29/680 4.26
80 years † 57/585 9.74 26/333 7.8 31/252 12.3
Total 126/12508 1 55/6888 0.93 71/5620 1.26