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Table 2 Incidence of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in 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

  Patients with anxiety disorders Patients without anxiety disorders Risk ratio (95 % CI) P value
No. of BPPV Per 1000 person-years No. of BPPV Per 1000 person-years
Total 178 2.05 71 0.81 2.52 (1.90–3.37) <.001
Age
  ≥ 60 45 2.82 16 0.99 2.85 (1.58–5.39) <.001
  < 60 133 1.87 55 0.77 2.43 (1.76–3.39) <.001
Sex
 Male 52 1.43 25 0.68 2.09 (1.27–3.51) .002
 Female 126 2.49 46 0.90 2.76 (1.95–3.96) <.001
  1. CI indicates confidence interval