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Table 2 Providers’ reported patient characteristics

From: Dementia assessment and management in primary care settings: a survey of current provider practices in the United States

Survey QuestionPCPs (n = 100)Neurologists (n = 50) 
Mean (SD)MedianMean (SD)Medianp valuea
Patients treated per month, number295.3 (179.1)300283.8 (157.6)2500.701
Patients treated per month > 55 years old, number156.4 (113.8)127.5150.1 (105.7)127.50.742
Patients insured by Medicaid, %23.2 (22.2)15.025.9 (23.0)20.00.488
New cases of mild cognitive impairment diagnosed/month11.7 (17.4)519.5 (18.6)14.50.012
New cases of dementia diagnosed/month9.8 (15.4)2.517.7 (18.2)100.005
Number of patients currently managed for mild cognitive impairment27.6 (27.8)2041.4 (30.5)34.50.006
Number of patients currently managed for dementia23.1 (26.4)1043.4 (30.8)40< 0.001
  1. NS: Not significant
  2. a type III sum of squares