Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the people who got lost due to dementia

From: How can we better use Twitter to find a person who got lost due to dementia?

  People with dementia were found
  Yes No
People who got loss due to dementia
No. of people who got loss 40 14
Age, mean (SD) 74.6 (6.9) 80.3 (7.5)a
 Below 70 8 (20.0%) 2 (16.7%)
 70–79 23 (57.5%) 2 (16.7%)
 80 or above 9 (22.5%) 8 (66.7%)
Male (%) 32 (80.0%) 8 (64.3%)
Country of origin (%)   
 United States 32 (80.0%) 10 (71.4%)
 United Kingdom 4 (10.0%) 4 (28.6%)
 Others 4 (10.0%)b 0 (0.0%)
Activity when they got lost (%)   
 Driving 10 (25.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Walking 14 (35.0%) 5 (35.7%)
 Not available 16 (40.0%) 9 (64.3%)
  1. Remarks:
  2. aThe ages of two people were not reported in the tweets
  3. bThe four cases were from Australia, Canada, Malaysia and New Zealand