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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with and without anxiety disorders

From: Increased risk of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in patients with anxiety disorders: a nationwide population-based retrospective cohort study

Demographic data Patients with anxiety disorders   Patients without anxiety disorders   P value
  n = 7735 n = 7735  
  n % n %  
Age (years)a 43 (33–55)   43 (33–55)   
  ≥ 60 1417 18.3 1417 18.3 >.999
  < 60 6318 81.7 6318 81.7  
Sex
 Male 3225 41.7 3225 41.7 >.999
 Female 4510 58.3 4510 58.3  
Comorbidities
 Hypertension 1932 25.0 966 12.5 <.001
 Diabetes mellitus 358 4.6 230 3.0 <.001
 Chronic liver diseases 2314 29.9 857 11.1 <.001
 Autoimmune diseases 679 8.8 311 4.0 <.001
 Congestive heart failure 234 3.0 101 1.3 <.001
 Hyperlipidemia 1411 18.0 620 8.0 <.001
 Nephropathy 696 9.0 274 3.5 <.001
 Cerebrovascular disease 792 10.2 279 3.6 <.001
 COPD 1682 21.7 779 10.1 <.001
Follow-up yearsa 11.24 (9.97–12.61)   11.27 (10.00–12.64)   .012
  1. aMedian (interquartile range); COPD indicates chronic obstructive pulmonary disease