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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics by type of dementia

From: Antipsychotic prescribing for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders in specialized settings from 2010 to 2014 in France: a repeated cross-sectional study

  All (n = 199,549) Alzheimer disease (n = 130,442) Mixed dementia (n = 47,320) Vascular dementia (n = 21,787)
Follow-up time (years), mean (SD) 0.87 (1.18) 0.94 (1.21) 0.83 (1.16) 0.55 (0.96)
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Year of first consultation
 2010 47,624 (23.9) 32,900 (25.2) 10,831 (22.9) 3,893 (17.9)
 2011 37,236 (18.7) 24,925 (19.1) 8,565 (18.1) 3,746 (17.2)
 2012 37,521 (18.8) 24,367 (18.7) 8,894 (18.8) 4,260 (19.6)
 2013 37,902 (19.0) 24,175 (18.5) 9,060 (19.2) 4,667 (21.4)
 2014 39,266 (19.7) 24,075 (18.5) 9,970 (21.1) 5,221 (24.0)
Age at first consultation with the diagnosis
 ≤75 years 29,250 (14.7) 20,818 (16.0) 4,717 (10.0) 3,715 (17.1)
 76–80 years 39,887 (20.0) 26,459 (20.3) 9,001 (19.0) 4,427 (20.3)
 81–85 years 61,481 (30.8) 39,853 (30.6) 15,279 (32.3) 6,349 (29.1)
 >85 years 68,931 (34.5) 43,312 (33.2) 18,323 (38.7) 7,296 (33.5)
Gender
 Female 133,102 (66.7) 91,538 (70.2) 29,493 (62.3) 12,071 (55.4)
 Male 66,447 (33.3) 38,904 (29.8) 17,827 (37.7) 9,716 (44.6)
Education (years)
 0 15,955 (8.0) 10,351 (7.9) 3,750 (7.9) 1,854 (8.5)
 1–5 100,745 (50.5) 64,068 (49.1) 25,527 (54.0) 11,150 (51.2)
 6–12 48,163 (24.1) 31,965 (24.5) 10,809 (22.8) 5,389 (24.7)
 ≥13 14,358 (7.2) 9,955 (7.6) 2,932 (6.2) 1,471 (6.8)
 Unknown 20,328 (10.2) 14,103 (10.8) 4,302 (9.1) 1,923 (8.8)
Type of centre
 Memory clinic 150,404 (75.4) 96,381 (73.9) 37,242 (78.7) 16,781 (77.0)
 Regional specialized memory clinic 43,951 (22.0) 30,138 (23.1) 9,136 (19.3) 4,677 (21.5)
 Private practice neurologist 5,194 (2.6) 3,923 (3.0) 942 (2.0) 329 (1.5)
Initially referred by
 GP 131,589 (65.9) 89,445 (68.6) 30,141 (63.7) 12,003 (55.1)
 Neurologist 9,564 (4.8) 6,637 (5.1) 1,702 (3.6) 1,225 (5.6)
 Other specialist 22,240 (11.2) 13,016 (10.0) 5,996 (12.7) 3,228 (14.8)
 Direct 8,499 (4.3) 6,077 (4.7) 1,733 (3.7) 689 (3.2)
 Others 27,657 (13.9) 15,267 (11.7) 7,748 (16.4) 4,642 (21.3)
Lifestyle at baseline
 Community-living 167,324 (83.9) 111,034 (85.1) 38,602 (81.6) 17,688 (81.2)
 Long-term care facility 32,225 (16.2) 19,408 (14.9) 8,718 (18.4) 4,099 (18.8)
Location of the patient at baseline
 Within 50 km from the memory clinic 184,381 (92.4) 119,769 (91.8) 44,323 (93.7) 20,289 (93.1)
 >50 km from the memory clinic 15,168 (7.6) 10,673 (8.2) 2,997 (6.3) 1,498 (6.9)
MMSE at first record
 0–10 26,451 (13.3) 19,074 (14.6) 5,585 (11.8) 1,792 (8.2)
 11–20 102,300 (51.3) 66,727 (51.2) 25,916 (55.8) 9,657 (44.3)
 21–30 70,798 (35.5) 44,641 (34.2) 15,819 (33.4) 10,338 (47.5)
At least one antipsychotic prescribing between 2010 and 2014
 No 181,795 (91.1) 118,685 (91.0) 43,089 (91.1) 20,021 (91.9)
 Yes 17,754 (8.9) 11,757 (9.0) 4,231 (8.9) 1,766 (8.1)
  1. MMSE Mini Mental State Examination