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Table 7 Knowledge of different aspects of Alzheimer’s disease according to participant’s city

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

  City
Makkah Jeddah Taif
Life impact (%)
 Median 33.33 66.67 66.67
 IQR 33.33–66.67 33.33–66.67 33.33–66.67
 Mean rank 390 430.41 466.13
p value 0.001
Risk factors (%)
 Median 50 50 50
 IQR 41.67–66.67 41.67–66.67 33.33–66.67
 Mean rank 445.46 457.30 394.66
p value 0.003
Symptoms (%)
 Median 50 50 50
 IQR 50–75 25–75 25–75
 Mean rank 446.90 421.14 429.31
p value 0.442
Treatment (%)
 Median 50 50 75
 IQR 50–75 50–75 50–75
 Mean rank 409.95 418.39 461.90
p value 0.018
Assessment (%)
 Median 75 75 75
 IQR 50–75 50–75 50–75
 Mean rank 435.92 427.07 432.32
p value 0.906
Care giving (%)
 Median 80 60 60
 IQR 60–80 40–80 40–80
 Mean rank 508.97 427.18 373.15
p value < 0.001
Course of the disease (%)
 Median 50 50 75
 IQR 50–75 50–75 50–75
 Mean rank 436.44 412.88 445.95
p value 0.206
  1. Kruskal-Wallis test