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Table 4 Prevalence of possible risk factors for Alzheimer’s Dementia in Upper Egypt, Desert area, in order of Frequency

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

Risk factors Total
N = 126
AD Al Kharga
N = 84
Al Quseir
N = 42
N % N % N %
Hypertension 18 14.3 7 8.3 11 26
Family history of dementia 17 13.5 14 16.7 3 7.1
Smoking 13 10.3 7 8.3 6 14.3
Diabetes mellitus 11 8.73 3 3.6 8 19
Epilepsy prior to dementia 7 5.6 3 3.6 4 9.5