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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics, by dizziness diagnosis

From: Dizziness at a Canadian tertiary care hospital: a cost-of-illness study

  All Diagnoses Meniere’s disease Benign paroxysmal vertigo Other peripheral vertigo Vertigo of central origin Dizziness and giddiness
N 12,186 230 1936 1736 45 8239
% 100% 1.89% 15.89% 14.25% 0.37% 67.61%
Age (yrs) 55.9 56.3 56.9 56.4 59.8 55.5
Sex (female, %) 59.3 60.4 62.9 59.3 71.1 58.3
Elixhauser Score 0.08 0.03 0.03 0.02 0.38 0.11