Table 1

MRC-CFAS Cambridge 65–69 years cohorts 1991/2 and 1996/7: Sociodemography

1991/92 n (%)

1996/97 n (%)


Total

689 (100)

687 (100)

Gender

Males

343 (49.8)

325 (47.3)

Females

346 (50.2)

362 (52.7)

Age

64

17 (2.5)

26 (3.8)

65

137 (19.9)

140 (20.4)

66

150 (21.8)

131 (19.1)

67

133 (19.3)

131 (19.1)

68

139 (20.2)

145 (21.1)

69

101 (14.7)

111 (16.2)

70

12 (1.7)

3 (0.4)

Living status

Alone

155 (22.5)

138 (20.1)

With spouse

475 (68.9)

495 (72.1)

With others

55 (8.0)

51 (7.4)

Institution

4 (0.6)

3 (0.4)

Marital status

Married/cohabiting

495 (71.8)

522 (76.0)

Single

44 (6.4)

42 (6.1)

Widowed

122 (17.7)

96 (14.0)

Divorced/separated

28 (4.1)

27 (3.9)

Education

12+ years

72 (10.5)

104 (15.2)

10 – 11 years

151 (22.0)

123 (18.0)

0 – 9 years

465 (67.6)

457 (66.8)

Social class

I & II

244 (35.4)

204 (27.7)

III

285 (41.4)

302 (44.0)

IV & V

145 (21.0)

166 (24.2)

Armed forces/missing

15 (2.2)

14 (2.0)

Smoking status

Never smoker

189 (27.5)

241 (35.1)

Ex smoker

333 (48.4)

325 (47.3)

Current smoker

166 (24.1)

121 (17.6)


*I & II: Professional & managerial or technical; III: Manual & non-manual; IV & V: Partly & unskilled

Jagger et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:156   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-156

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