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Table 2 Frequency of conditions and diseases among men and women in the study cohort

From: Dizziness and health-related quality of life among older adults in an urban population: a cross-sectional study

  Women (n = 395)
Frequency, n (%)
Men (n = 252)
Frequency, n (%)
p value
Diabetes 49 (12) 41 (16) 0.2
Hypertension 228 (57) 152 (59) 0.6
Thyroid disease 62 (15) 15 (6) 0.001
Lung disease 51 (13) 31 (12) 0.8
Heart disease 89 (22) 82 (32) 0.008
Stroke/TIAa 65 (16) 62 (24) 0.015
Vision impairment 114 (28) 73 (28) 1.0
Hearing impairment 120 (30) 86 (33) 0.4
Joint/back problems 198 (49) 102 (40) 0.02
  1. aTIA transient ischemic attack. p values comparing differences between men and women