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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients with trigeminal neuralgia and comparison patients in Taiwan, 2001–2014 (total patients = 25,174)

From: Increased risk of tinnitus following a trigeminal neuralgia diagnosis: a one-year follow-up study

Variable Patients with trigeminal neuralgia
(n = 12,587)
Comparison patients (n = 12,587) P value
Total No. % Total No. %
Males 4495 35.7 4680 37.2 0.016
Age, Mean (SD) 54.5 (14.8) 54.7 (14.7) 0.237
Hypertension 4910 39.0 4703 37.4 0.008
Coronary heart disease 2261 18.0 2199 17.5 0.314
Hyperlipidemia 3405 27.1 3655 29.0 < 0.001
Diabetes 2160 17.2 2153 17.1 0.920
Cervical spondylosis 1611 12.8 712 5.7 < 0.001
Injury to head and neck 118 0.9 59 0.5 < 0.001
Temporomandibular joint disorders 1126 8.9 161 1.3 < 0.001
  1. D standard deviation