Table 1

Population distribution, age-specific andage–adjusted prevalence of essentialtremor per 1000 population
Age stratification Population (%) Gender Number of ET cases Age specific prevalence per1000 Age adjusted prevalence per1000 (WHO New Worldpopulation)
Male (%) Female (%)
Below 15 years 706 (23.5) 389 (13.0) 317 (10.5) 0 0 0
15 to 24 years 832 (27.7) 452 (15.1) 380 (12.6) 4 4.81 0.81
25 to 34 years 594 (19.8) 333 (11.1) 261 (8.7) 3 5.05 0.71
35 to 44 years 411 (13.7) 228 (7.6) 183 (6.1) 3 7.30 0.88
45 to 54 years 278 (9.3) 161 (5.4) 117 (3.9) 2 7.19 0.79
55 to 64 years 110 (3.7) 63 (2.1) 47 (1.6) 6 54.54 4.37
65 to 74 years 43 (1.4) 25 (0.8) 18 (0.6) 6 139.53 6.97
75 to 84 years 19 (0.6) 13 (0.4) 6 (0.2) 9 473.68 7.11
85 years and older 7 (.2) 4 (0.1) 3 (0.1) 3 428.57 2.14
All ages 3000 1668 (55.6) 1332 (44.4) 36 12 23.78

Okubadejo et al.

Okubadejo et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:110   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-110

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