Table 1

Frequency of Type 2 benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo (BPPV) among other diagnoses in an unselected group of vertigo/dizziness patients

DiagnosisFrequency (%)Mean (±SD) ageMales:females
BPPV
 Type 1 BPPV (right: 23; left: 16)19.562±1412:27
 Type 2 BPPV (right: 49; left: 37)4364±1536:50
 Other subjective BPPV0
Chronic vestibular insufficiency571±174:6
Vestibular migraine8.548±144:13
Ménière’s disease15.561±1212:19
Other (phobic vertigo, central neurological disorders, vestibular schwannoma)8.5