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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients

From: The pattern of neurological diseases in elderly people in outpatient consultations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Age (years) Sample (N = 187): n (%)
60-70 120 (64.2)
70-80 46 (24.6)
80-90 17 (9)
>90 4 (2.2)
Gender, Male 92 (49.2%)
Place of residence
Yaoundé 132 (70.6%)
Other nine regions of country 44 (23.5%)
Other countries 7 (3.7%)
Neighboring towns 4 (2.1%)
Sources of referral
Specialized doctors 111 (59.4%)
General practitioners 43 (23%)
Nurses 13 (7%)
Alone 19 (10.2%)
Physiotherapist 1 (0.5%)