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Table 1 Characteristics of the Study Participants

From: Clinicians’ prescription preferences for treating patients with Alzheimer’s disease in Shanghai

Characteristic Psychiatrists (n = 39) Neurologists (n = 66) General Physicians (n = 43) F/X 2 P value
Age,mean(SD) 41.87(8.36) 41.17 (7.38) 43.44 (8.34) 1.080 0.342
Gender,n (%)      
Male 22 (56.40) 32 (48.50) 20 (46.50) 0.911 0.634
Female 17 (43.60) 34 (51.50) 23 (53.50)
Numbers of new cases which are diagnosed per month, mean(SD) 14.74(14.90) 13.26(16.04) 13.67(17.20) 0.105 0.900
Severity of AD (%)      
Mild, mean(SD) 31.95(20.60) 34.60(22.64) 37.09(23.48) 0.541 0.584
Moderate, mean(SD) 39.62(16.50) 40.17(20.46) 36.05(13.95) 0.753 0.473
Severe, mean(SD) 28.44(18.35) 25.24(18.09) 26.63(17.24) 0.391 0.677