Table 4

Number (n) reporting each health problem (Q 13-14) by age (years) and sex (N = 43,112)
<60 60 < 65 65 < 70 70 < 75 75 < 80 80 < 85
    >
85
TOTAL
n % n % n % n % n % n % n % n %
Pain in joints men 763 55.7 2710 70.6 3704 73.4 3811 75.7 2001 74.0 1528 76.9 1366 75.6 15883 72.9
women 1136 68.7 3995 78.3 4573 81.3 3539 84.0 1380 82.5 1384 86.1 1211 83.4 17218 80.7
Chest pain men 386 28.2 1466 38.2 2041 40.5 2155 42.8 1109 41.0 868 43.7 751 41.6 8776 40.3
women 597 36.1 2298 45.0 2547 45.3 2007 47.6 789 47.2 824 51.2 705 48.6 9767 45.8
Breathing problems men 122 8.9 591 15.4 883 17.5 1115 22.2 648 24.0 544 27.4 534 29.6 4437 20.4
women 156 9.4 714 14.0 794 14.1 712 16.9 306 18.3 344 21.4 352 24.2 3378 15.8
Urinary incontinence men 143 10.4 706 18.4 1117 22.1 1425 28.3 827 30.6 683 34.4 726 40.2 5627 25.8
women 293 17.7 1309 25.7 1553 27.6 1426 33.8 597 35.7 653 40.6 637 43.9 6486 30.3
Uterine prolapse men - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
women 99 6.0 247 4.8 352 6.3 255 6.0 120 7.2 109 6.8 101 7.0 1283 6.0
Depression men 87 6.4 630 16.4 1028 20.5 1053 20.9 592 21.9 491 24.7 478 26.5 4359 20.0
women 205 12.4 1209 23.7 1335 23.7 1084 25.7 426 25.5 475 29.5 403 27.8 5137 24.1
Stroke/paralysis men 10 0.7 125 3.3 177 3.5 194 3.9 132 4.9 111 5.6 134 7.4 883 4.1
women 19 1.1 162 3.2 183 3.3 186 4.1 93 5.6 102 6.3 117 8.1 862 4.0
Itching men 183 13.4 696 18.1 1059 21.0 1080 21.5 680 25.1 486 24.4 493 27.3 4677 21.5
women 310 18.8 1067 20.9 1238 22.0 951 22.6 366 21.9 398 24.8 361 24.9 4691 22.0
Sexual difficulties men 84 6.1 174 4.5 308 6.1 394 7.8 262 9.7 202 10.2 264 14.6 1688 7.8
women 98 5.9 224 4.4 238 4.7 136 3.2 49 2.9 41 2.5 26 1.8 812 3.8
Other problems men 531 38.8 1393 36.3 1840 36.5 1772 35.2 950 35.1 688 34.6 656 36.3 7830 36.0
women 688 41.6 2069 40.6 2188 38.9 1562 37.1 598 35.8 585 36.4 566 39.0 8258 38.7
Hands shaking at rest men 18 1.3 120 3.1 209 4.1 288 5.7 210 7.8 198 10.0 262 14.5 1305 6.0
women 36 2.2 193 3.8 253 4.5 300 7.1 133 8.0 191 11.9 223 15.4 1329 6.2
TOTAL N men 1369 3836 5043 5033 2705 1988 1806 21780
women 1653 5102 5628 4215 1672 1608 1452 21330

Cherry et al.

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

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