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Table 1 Attributes of cohort members in 2005

From: Oral Health-Related Quality of Life among a large national cohort of 87,134 Thai adults

Cohort attributes N = 87,134 Overall (%) Age groups (%)
   15-29 yrs 30-49 yrs 50 yrs+
  100.0 53.6 43.9 2.5
Socio-demographic characteristics     
   Males 45.3 37.9 52.8 71.9
   Females 54.7 62.1 47.2 28.1
Income (Baht/month)*     
   < 3000 10.8 16.1 4.6 4.7
   3001-7000 30.1 41.7 17.3 8.9
   7001-10000 22.7 26.1 19.5 7.3
   > 10000 33.9 13.3 56.7 76.1
Education     
   Up to high school education 48.7 48.8 48.5 50.5
   Post high school diploma/certificate 26.9 31.3 22.2 16.4
   University degree 24.1 19.7 29.0 32.6
Household assets (Baht)     
   0-30,000 40.4 50.0 30.0 20.7
   30,001-60,000 30.5 29.4 32.1 27.5
   > 60,000 28.6 20.2 37.6 50.8
Lifecourse urbanization     
   Lifetime rural residents 43.3 47.3 39.3 28.2
   Rural-urban residents 31.5 29.9 33.3 32.6
   Lifetime urban residents 20.0 18.2 21.0 29.5
Health behaviours     
Smoking     
   Not a regular smoker 70.1 77.5 62.5 45.7
   Ever smoker 15.4 10.3 12.1 10.7
   A regular smoker 9.8 7.9 20.3 37.2
Alcohol drinking     
   Not a regular alcohol drinker 93.9 95.8 91.7 89.7
   A regular alcohol drinker 4.8 2.9 6.9 7.9
Number of teeth     
   Remaining teeth ≥ 20 96.7 97.6 96.4 82.8
   Remaining teeth < 20 3.3 2.4 3.6 17.2
  1. * In 2005, 40 Baht ~ 1$US