Table 1

Age-stratified distribution of population characteristics
Population aged 65–74 years n = 152 Population aged 75–92 years n = 181
Variable Total %a No disability %a Disability %a Total %a No disability %a Disability %a
Demography
Male sex 69.7 75.0 60.7 56.4 70.5 49.2
Married 77.5 78.1 76.4 57.6 73.3 49.6
School education 100 36.3 36.7 100 34.7 65.3
≥12 years 14.7 15.8 12.7 4.2 3.45 4.6
10 years 12.7 12.6 12.7 17.4 17.2 17.4
9 years 72.7 71.6 74.6 78.4 79.3 78.0
Clinical parameters
Heart failure 23.0 12.5 41.1 40.9 18.0 52.5
Blood pressure > 130/80 mmHg 17.1 15.6 19.6 23.2 23.0 23.3
Cardiac arrest 13.8 11.5 17.9 17.7 9.8 21.7
Re-infarction 21.7 21.9 21.4 29.4 26.2 31.1
ST-segment elevation 40.1 46.9 28.6 33.2 36.1 31.7
Pathological lung sounds 18.5) 12.6 28.6) 17.9) 8.3 22.7
Interventions
Pacemaker 18.4 9.4 33.9 14.4 6.6 18.3
Coronary artery bypass graft 16.5 7.3 32.1 13.3 6.6 16.7
PTCAb with stent 74.3 87.5 51.8 61.3 75.4 54.2
Co-morbidities
Cognitive impairmentc 14.1 11.8 17.9 18.5 11.7 22.0
Recent vision decline 23.8 23.2 25.0 30.9 23.2 33.3
Hearing loss both ears 12.2 7.5 20.0 31.2 20.3 36.8
Oedema of lower limb 12.2 5.3 24.1 18.1 6.6 18.1
Diabetes mellitus 33.6 24.0 50.0 32.0 16.4 40.0
Angina pectoris 21.9 20.0 25.0 38.9 30.0 43.3
Circulatory disturbances in legs 12.5 9.38 17.9 23.2 14.8 27.5
Stroke 7.9 5.2 12.5 10.1 5.1 12.6
Osteoporosis 7.2 5.2 10.7 11.1 4.9 14.2
Depressive symptomsd 2.8 2.2 3.6 6.3 0.0 9.4
Lifestyle, personal and environmental factors
Social support average or abovee 93.1 95.6 89.1 80.6 84.8 78.5
Nutrition deficientf 81.6 77.2 89.1 82.4 66.1 90.6
Smoker or ex-smoker 64.5 64.6 64.3 52.4 61.0 47.8
Never smoker 35.5 35.4 35.7 47.7 39.0 52.3
Obesityg 29.0 28.1 30.4 20.0 11.5 24.2

aPercentages of factors with missing values refer to complete cases respectively.

bPercutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.

cMini Mental State Exam <24.

dGeriatric Depression Scale ≤10.

eF-SozU <3.29.

fSeniors in the Community: risk evaluation for eating and nutrition, Version II <43.

gBody Mass Index ≥ 30 kg/m2.

Quinones et al.

Quinones et al. BMC Geriatrics 2014 14:34   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-14-34

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