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Table 3 Onset and diagnoses of dizziness

From: Assessment of dizziness among older patients at a family practice clinic: a chart audit study

   Percentage of Patients
Onset Spontaeous 4% (n = 2)
  Precipitating Factors present 70% (n = 35)
     Postural change 38% (n = 19)
     Head turning 12% (n= 6)
     Any movement 18% (n= 9)
     Walking 10% (n = 5)
     Anxiety 2% (n = 1)
     Other factors 26% (n = 13)
  Not Documented 26% (n = 13)
Diagnosis No 46% (n = 23)
  Yes 54% (n = 27)
  BPV 12% (n = 6)
  Labyrinthitis 10% (n = 5)
  TIA/Stroke 8% (n = 4)
  Hypertension 6% (n = 3)
  Depression/Anxiety 6% (n = 3)
  Arrhythmia 4% (n = 2)
  Alcohol 4% (n = 2)
  Dehydration 4% (n = 2)
  Others 4% (n = 2)
  More than One Diagnoses 10% (n = 5)