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Table 1 General characteristics of participants (N = 312)

From: Health-related quality of life among older adults who experienced the Pohang earthquake in South Korea: A cross-sectional survey

Characteristics Categories n (%) Mean ± SD
Age (year)    77.93 ± 6.11
  65–74 104 (33.3)  
  75–84 160 (51.3)  
   ≥ 85 48 (15.4)  
Sex Male 95 (30.4)  
  Female 217 (69.6)  
Marriage Married 166 (53.2)  
  Bereavement or divorce 146 (46.8)  
Education No school 58 (18.6)  
  Elementary school 166 (53.2)  
  Middle school 59 (18.9)  
   ≥ High school 29 (9.3)  
Religion None 119 (38.1)  
  Buddhism 115 (36.9)  
  Christianity 65 (20.8)  
  Others 13 (4.2)  
Family cohabitation Living alone 130 (41.7)  
  Living with family 182 (58.3)  
Working condition Full time 31 (9.9)  
  Part time 47 (15.1)  
  Without job 234 (75.0)  
Monthly income (n = 303; 10,000 won)  < 50 160 (52.8)  
  50–99 94 (31.0)  
   ≥ 100 49 (16.2)  
  1. SD = Standard deviation