Table 2

Baseline table of trial characteristics: number (and percentage)

CharacteristicTrialsParticipantsFemale participants
Total113110 46963 772 (57.7)
Age
 <80 years87 (77)72 866 (66)38 669 (61)
 ≥80 years26 (23)37 603 (34)25 103 (39)
Intervention
 Drug71 (63)65 512 (59)34 413 (54)
 Behavioural22 (19)38 812 (35)25 415 (40)
 Other20 (18)6145 (6)3944 (6)
Dementia type
 Alzheimer disease74 (65)89 223 (81)53 522 (84)
 Delirium4 (4)1320 (1)837 (1)
 Dementia24 (21)7747 (7)4651 (7)
 Dementia with Lewy bodies2 (2)403 (0)137 (0)
 Huntington disease1 (1)609 (1)313 (0)
 Mild cognitive impairment6 (5)10 341 (9)4027 (6)
 Vascular dementia2 (2)826 (1)285 (0)
Continent
 Americas49 (43)66 729 (60)38 240 (60)
 Asia15 (13)4035 (4)2336 (4)
 Europe21 (19)7610 (7)4992 (8)
 Worldwide28 (25)32 095 (29)18 204 (29)
Funding
 Industry61 (54)53 620 (48)29 849 (47)
 Other52 (46)56 849 (52)33 923 (43)
First author
 Woman34 (31)48 085 (44)30 889 (49)
 Man77 (69)60 282 (56)31 697 (51)
Last author
 Woman20 (18)7158 (7)4535 (7)
 Man91 (82)101 209 (93)58 051 (93)