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Table 1 The characteristics of study participants (n = 720)

From: The Iranian version of geriatric anxiety inventory (GAI-P): a validation study

  Number (%)
Gender
 Male 372 (51.7)
 Female 348 (48.3)
Age group (year)
 ≤7 393 (54.5)
 71–80 229 (32.0)
 > 80 98 (13.5)
Living condition
 Alone 45 (6.25)
 With wife 518 (71.95)
 With Children 154 (21.25)
 Others 4 (0.55)
Education level
 Illiterate 421 (58.3)
 Primary 216 (30.0)
 Secondary 71 (10.0)
 Higher 12 (1.7)
Marital status
 Married 501 (69.5)
 Divorced 219 (30.5)
Economic Status
 Poor 233 (32.4)
 Intermediate 240 (33.3)
 Good 247 (34.3)
Number of children
 0 3 (0.5)
 1–3 79 (11.0)
 4–6 288 (40.0)
 7–9 268 (37.1)
 > 10 82 (11.4)
Employment status
 Housewife 303 (42.1)
 Employed 69 (9.5)
 Retired 161 (22.4)
 Un employed 187 (26.0)
The risk of chronic diseases
 Yes 287 (41.2)
 No 433 (58.8)