Table 2

Descriptive statistics
Men (n = 1,541) Women (n = 1,187)
n % n %
Age
  65-69 707 45.9 539 45.4
  70-74 491 31.9 337 28.4
  75-79 237 15.4 205 17.3
  ≥80 106 6.9 106 8.9
Equivalised annual income (million yen)
  <1.50 200 13.0 246 20.7
  1.50-1.99 290 18.8 187 15.8
  2.00-2.49 373 24.2 251 21.1
  2.50-2.99 105 6.8 89 7.5
  3.00-3.49 232 15.1 141 11.9
  3.50-3.99 136 8.8 102 8.6
  4.00-4.49 80 5.2 73 6.1
  4.50-4.99 45 2.9 42 3.5
  ≥5.00 80 5.2 56 4.7
Years of education
  <6 19 1.2 39 3.3
  6-9 728 47.2 621 52.3
  10-12 507 32.9 441 37.2
  ≥13 287 18.6 86 7.2
GDS_15
  Depressive symptoms (≧5) 196 12.7 185 15.6
  Non-depressed (≦4) 1345 87.3 1002 84.4
Marital status
  Married and spouse is alive 1450 94.1 767 64.6
  Other 91 5.9 420 35.4
Role in social participation
  Having a certain key role 659 42.8 336 28.3
  Other 882 57.2 851 71.7
Mean SD Mean SD
Social participation (0 - 8)a 1.82 1.45 1.72 1.37
Neighborhood-level variable
Mean SD
Rate of workers engaged in primary industry 11.56 10.98

a Social participation shown in this table is not the 1st principal component score but the simple sum of 8 items.

Takagi et al.

Takagi et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:701   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-701

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