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Table 4 Knowledge of different aspects of Alzheimer’s disease according to participant’s gender

From: Public knowledge about Alzheimer disease in Mecca Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study

  Gender
Male Female
Life impact (%)
 Median 66.67 66.67
 IQR 33.33–66.67 33.33–66.67
 Mean rank 435.09 428.63
p value 0.687
Risk factors (%)
 Median 50 50
 IQR 33.33–66.67 33.33–66.67
 Mean rank 433.58 429.84
p value 0.822
Symptoms (%)
 Median 50 50
 IQR 25–75 25–75
 Mean rank 420.18 440.55
p value 0.214
Treatment (%)
 Median 75 75
 IQR 50–75 50–75
 Mean rank 426.26 435.69
p value 0.563
Assessment (%)
 Median 75 50
 IQR 50–75 50–75
 Mean rank 444.55 421.06
p value 0.149
Care giving (%)
 Median 60 60
 IQR 40–80 40–80
 Mean rank 436.12 427.80
p value 0.614
Course of the disease (%)
 Median 50 50
 IQR 50–75 50–75
 Mean rank 416.45 443.53
p value 0.094
  1. Mann-Whitney test