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Table 3 Odds ratios (OR) of dementia-associated chronic comorbidities in ≥65-year-old men and women

From: Comorbidity of dementia: a cross-sectional study of primary care older patients

Men Women
Disease OR CI 95% Disease OR CI 95%
Anxiety, neuroses 2.19 (1.84 - 2.60) Chronic skin ulcers 2.89 (2.38 - 3.53)
Parkinson's disease 2.13 (1.49 - 3.06) Anxiety, neuroses 1.79 (1.63 - 1.96)
Chronic skin ulcers 2.05 (1.41 - 2.96) Anemia 1.57 (1.37 - 1.79)
Anemia 1.95 (1.58 - 2.41) Cerebrovascular disease 1.57 (1.29 - 1.90)
Retinal disorders 1.72 (1.03 - 2.87) Behavior problems 1.53 (1.22 - 1.92)
Cerebrovascular disease 1.63 (1.28 - 2.07) Congestive heart failure 1.42 (1.15 - 1.75)
Cardiac arrhythmia 1.53 (1.25 - 1.88) Parkinson's disease 1.41 (1.02 - 1.94)
Thyroid disease 1.43 (1.07 - 1.91) Cardiac arrhythmia 1.24 (1.06 - 1.45)
Prostatic hypertrophy 1.29 (1.11 - 1.50) Thyroid disease 1.17 (1.02 - 1.35)
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