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Table 1 Characteristics of study subjects

From: Development and calibration of a novel social relationship item bank to measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in Singapore

  Frequency (%)
N = 503
Age
 21–34 years old 122 (24.3)
 35–49 years old 173 (34.4)
 50 and above 208 (41.4)
Gender
 Male 240 (47.7)
 Female 263 (52.3)
Ethnic Group
 Chinese 171 (34.0)
 Malay 169 (33.6)
 Indian 163 (32.4)
Health1
 Well 180 (36.5)
 Mildly unwell 62 (12.6)
 Unwell 251 (50.9)
Marital status
 Single 110 (21.9)
 Married 364 (72.4)
 Separated/divorced/widowed 29 (5.8)
Completion of secondary education (10 years of education)
 Yes 422 (83.9)
 No 81 (16.1)
  1. 1Based on the list of chronic diseases as defined in Additional file 1: Table S1