Skip to main content

Table 1 Descriptive analysis

From: Features and impact of missing values in the association of self-rated health with mortality in care homes: a longitudinal study

Sociodemographic characteristics Health problems Health markers
  na %b   na %b   na %b
Total 699 100% COPD Depression
Sex No 520 80.0% No 546 77.2%
 Male 313 24.3% Yes 172 19.1% Yes 131 19.4%
 Female 386 75.7% Unknown 7 1.0% Unknown 22 3.4%
Educational level CHF Disability
 Primary or less 551 75.7% No 548 78.2% Independent (100) 187 22.1%
 Secondary and higher 95 14.7% Yes 137 19.7% Mild/moderate (61–99) 316 47.0%
 Unknown 53 9.6% Unknown 14 2.1% Severe/total (0–60) 179 28.5%
Civil status Diabetes Unknown 17 2.5%
 With couple 122 14.0% No 561 81.3% Dementia
 Without couple 553 81.9% Yes 135 18.3% No 494 67.8%
 Unknown 24 4.1% Unknown 3 0.4% Yes 198 31.2%
Type of residence Cancer Unknown 7 1.0%
 Public 401 47.0% No 629 90.8% Self-rated Health
 Subsidized 72 8.0% Yes 66 8.7% Good 336 48.1%
 Private 226 45.1% Unknown 4 0.6% Bad 292 39.9%
Dead at 15 years Pressure ulcer Unknown 71 12.0%
 No 81 12.1% No 677 97.0%   Meanb SDb
 Yes 598 84.7% Yes 22 3.0% Age 83.4 7.3
 Unknown 20 3.2% Unknown 0 0% CHP 3.2 2.1
  1. a Observed frequencies; b Weighted estimators; SD Standard deviation, CHP Chronic health problems, COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, CHF Congestive heart failure