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Table 1 sample distribution and nursing home residents distribution according to gender and age.

From: Two years of psychogeriatric consultations in a nursing home: reasons for referral compared to psychiatrists' assessment

Patients   Age ≤ 64 Age 65–84 Age ≥ 85 Total
Sample Women 4 (4.8%) 43 (51.2%) 37 (44.0%) 84 (100%) (75%)
  Men 5 (17.9%) 14 (49.9%) 9 (32.2%) 28 (100%) (25%)
  Total 9 (8%) 57 (50.9%) 46 (41.1%) 112 (100%) (100%)
Nursing home residents Women 31(5.5%) 225 (39.9%) 308 (54.6%) 564 (100%) (72.8%)
  Men 19 (9.0%) 117 (55.5%) 75 (35.5%) 211 (100%) (27.2%)
  Total 50 (6.5%) 342 (44.1%) 383 (49.4%) 775 (100%) (100%)