Table 2

Distributions of education, occupation, socioeconomic group and smoking by age (from census year of birth) and sex: census-matched subpopulation (N = 17436)
Men Women
Age (years) Age (years)
65-69 70-74 75-79
    >
80
Total 65-69 70-74 75-79
    >
80
Total
N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Education
 Illiterate 2287 63.4 1628 66.0 1349 70.2 1146 74.3 6410 67.2 2890 87.4 1874 90.1 1337 93.6 1029 95.0 7130 90.3
 <5 years 186 5.2 117 4.7 88 4.6 66 4.3 457 4.8 126 3.8 53 2.5 30 2.1 9 0.8 218 2.8
 5 years 533 14.8 340 13.8 218 11.3 170 11.0 1261 13.2 182 5.5 88 4.2 36 2.5 31 2.9 337 4.3
 >5 years 602 16.7 380 15.4 266 13.8 161 10.4 1409 14.8 110 3.3 64 3.1 26 1.8 14 1.3 214 2.7
 TOTAL 3608 100.0 2465 100.0 1921 100.0 1543 100.0 9537 100.0 3308 100.0 2079 100.0 1429 100.0 1083 100.0 7899 100.0
Occupation at census
 Dependent/housewife/UE 366 10.1 324 13.1 459 23.9 532 34.5 1681 17.6 3221 97.4 2032 97.7 1399 97.9 1060 97.9 7712 97.6
 Farmer 1971 54.6 1394 56.6 966 50.3 710 46.0 5041 52.9 15 0.5 8 0.4 3 0.2 3 0.3 29 0.4
 Business 535 14.8 343 13.9 230 12.0 134 8.7 1242 13.0 12 0.4 9 0.4 8 0.6 4 0.4 33 0.4
 Day labourer 280 7.8 171 6.9 103 5.4 76 4.9 630 6.6 35 1.1 17 0.8 10 0.7 6 0.6 68 0.9
 Service 209 5.8 104 4.2 72 3.7 45 2.9 430 4.5 13 0.4 2 0.1 3 0.2 4 0.4 22 0.3
 Craftsman 66 1.8 36 1.5 22 1.1 13 0.8 137 1.4 0 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.0
 Other 181 5.0 93 3.8 69 3.6 33 2.1 376 3.9 12 0.4 9 0.4 6 0.4 6 0.6 33 0.4
 TOTAL 3608 100.0 2465 100.0 1921 100.0 1543 100.0 9537 100.0 3308 100.0 2079 100.0 1429 100.0 1083 100.0 7899 100.0
Socioeconomics group (of household)
 Destitute (Aw) 44 1.2 32 1.3 20 1.0 23 1.5 119 1.2 78 2.4 66 3.2 42 2.9 29 2.7 215 2.7
 Very poor (Ah) 6 0.2 2 0.1 7 0.4 3 0.2 18 0.2 30 0.9 16 0.8 20 1.4 20 1.8 86 1.1
 Poor (Ka) 2201 61.0 1439 58.4 1112 59.9 828 53.7 5580 58.5 2035 61.5 1237 59.5 866 60.6 625 57.3 4763 60.3
 Middle class (Kha) 1119 31.0 811 32.9 629 32.7 538 34.9 3097 32.5 983 29.7 613 29.5 409 28.6 323 29.8 2328 29.5
 Wealthier (Ga) 238 6.6 181 7.3 153 8.0 151 9.8 723 7.6 182 5.5 147 7.1 92 6.4 86 7.9 507 6.4
 TOTAL 3608 100.0 2465 100.0 1921 100.0 1543 100.0 9537 100.0 3308 100.0 2079 100.0 1429 100.0 1083 100.0 7899 100.0
Smoker
 No 1501 41.6 1122 45.5 961 50.0 797 51.7 4381 45.9 3244 98.1 2035 97.9 1412 98.8 1068 98.6 7759 98.2
 Yes 2107 58.4 1343 54.5 960 50.0 746 48.3 5156 54.1 64 1.9 44 2.1 17 1.2 15 1.4 140 1.8
 TOTAL 3608 100.0 2465 100.0 1921 100.0 1543 100.0 9537 100.0 3308 100.0 2079 100.0 1429 100.0 1083 100.0 7899 100.0

Cherry et al.

Cherry et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:379   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-379

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