Table 1

Estimated prevalence of delirium in Australia, 2016–17

Age/ genderCommunityResidential aged careTotal% of general population
Male
 <653278175650340.05
 65–691916128131970.5
 70–744342208864301.4
 75–896282286891492.8
 80–849680354513 2256.3
 85+18 651326321 91411.8
 Total44 14914 80158 9490.5
Female
 <65410074648460.05
 65–69199477827730.5
 70–744044152355671.1
 75–796224277189962.5
 80–849195527014 4655.5
 85+16 83520 16436 99911.9
 Total42 39331 25373 6460.6
Person86 54146 054132 5950.5