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Table 1 Characteristics of study sample

From: Health-related quality of life among Jewish older persons in Mexico and its determinants

N = 295% or Mean (SD)
Gender
 Men56.95
 Women43.05
Age mean (SD)72.7 (7.9)
Age group
 60–69 years41.3
 70–79 years36.5
 80+ years22.2
Marital status
 Single12.2
 Married/ Partnered67.4
 Widowed20.4
Living arrangements
 Living alone18.4
 Respondent and 1 additional household member51.9
 Respondent and 2 or more household members29.7
Place of Birth
 Mexico79.0
 Another country21.0
Years of schooling13.1 (4.3)
Main ocupation
 Working57.8
 Retired15.9
 Housework21.5
 Other4.8
Self-reported financial situation
 Very good18.8
 Good46.8
 Fair23.9
 Poor10.6
Frequency of contact with family or close friends in past week
 None3.7
 1–340.1
 3–519.0
 More than 537.1
Number of chronic diseases
 046.4
 134.6
 2+19.0
  1. SD standard deviation