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Table 2 Total number of diagnosed clinical problems per age category and gender

From: Polypharmacy and the occurrence of potential drug–drug interactions among geriatric patients at the outpatient pharmacy department of a regional hospital in Durban, South Africa

Variable Frequency—diagnosed clinical problemsa Total Percentage
Ageb Female Male n = 884 %
60–64 178 94 272 30.8
65–69 93 64 157 17.8
70–74 169 77 246 27.8
75–79 80 42 122 13.8
80–84 36 16 52 5.8
 > 85 29 6 35 4.0
  1. aFrequency counts by age and gender
  2. bAge in Categories in years