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Table 1 Baseline* demographic characteristics

From: Long-term safety and tolerability of donepezil 23 mg in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease

Characteristic Total
Number of safety patients 902
Mean age (SD), years 74.3 (8.6)
Females, % 63.7
Race, %  
 White 74.7
 Asian/Pacific 15.5
 Hispanic 6.7
 Black 2.5
 Other 0.6
Weight (kg), %  
 < 55 22.9
 55 to < 65 25.6
 65 to < 75 25.5
 ≥ 75 25.9
Type of residence, %  
 Lives alone 3.7
 Lives with caregiver 80.2
 Lives with relative or friend 9.4
 Lives in retirement home or assisted living 4.5
 Lives in intermediate or skilled nursing facility 1.4
 Other 0.8
MMSE, mean (SD) 13.8 (5.9)
Memantine use, % 36.1
  1. MMSE, Mini-Mental State Examination.
  2. *Extension study baseline.