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Table 1 Socio-demographic and health profile of participants (N = 210)

From: Measuring the impact of health problems among adults with limited mobility in Thailand: further validation of the Perceived Impact of Problem Profile

Variable %
Age  
- Range [24–89 yrs]  
- Mean yrs & SD [64.1 ± 14.7]  
Gender  
- Male 29.5
- Female 70.5
Residency  
- Rural 72.9
- Urban 27.1
Marital status  
- Never married 11.0
- De facto 3.3
- Married 51.9
- Separated/divorced./widowed 33.8
Child/ren in household  
- Range [0–5 children]  
- Mean & SD [1.2 ± 1.1]  
- no children 30.0
- 1 child 31.0
- 2 or more children 39.1
Adults in household  
- Range [1–9 adults]  
- Mean & SD [3.5 ± 1.5]  
- 1 adult only 8.1
- 2 adults 15.2
- 3 or more other adults 76.7
Religion  
- Buddhist 99.0
- Christian 1.0
Ethnicity  
- Thai 59.5
- Isaan 40.6
Education level  
- Range [0–10 yrs]  
- Mean yrs & SD [5.1 ± 4.2]  
- Primary (1–6 yrs) 96.2
- Secondary (7–12 yrs) 3.8
- Tertiary (≥ 13 yrs) 0.0
Health Profile  
Cause of mobility problems  
- Sickness/Illness 34.3
- Accident 16.7
- Since birth 2.9
- Don't know 15.2
- Others 31.0
Other health problems  
- Hypertension 10.5
- Diabetes 19.5
- Arthritis 3.8
- Stroke 1.0
- Heart disease 1.4
- Lung disease (inc.asthma, TB) 4.3
- Others 19.5
Duration of mobility problems  
- Range [1–68 yrs]  
- Mean years & SD [10.3 ± 11.3]