Table 2

Characteristics of study participants (n = 503)

% (n)


Age (years)

75 - 79

Women

24.85 (125)

Men

15.31 (77)

80 - 84

Women

16.90 (85)

Men

13.12 (66)

≥ 85

Women

20.87 (105)

Men

8.95 (45)

Self-reported social status

Low

10.14 (51)

Middle-low

30.42 (153)

Middle

51.29 (258)

Middle-high

6.96 (35)

High

1.19 (6)

Education

Illiterate

9.74 (49)

Primary incomplete

41.55 (209)

Primary complete

34.19 (172)

Some secondary or higher

14.51 (73)

Municipality size

1 - 10,000 inhabitants

65.40 (329)

> 10,000 inhabitants

34.60 (174)

Cognitive status (MMSE score)

< 24

19.48 (98)

≥ 24

80.52 (405)


Virués-Ortega et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:176   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-176

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