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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants (n = 160)

From: The contribution of home-based technology to older people's quality of life in extra care housing

Characteristic/Frequency and percentage
Gender
Women
105 (66%)
Men
55 (34%)
Age group
55-64
14 (9%)
65-74
31 (19%)
75-84
69 (43%)
85 and over
43 (27%)
Not known
3 (2%)
Marital status
Widowed
87 (54%)
Married or cohabited
41 (26%)
Divorced or separated
17 (11%)
Single (never married)
15 (9%)
Ethnicity
White (UK or other)
159 (99%)
Asian or Asian British
1(1%)
Living arrangement
Alone
118 (74%)
With spouse
35 (22%)
With another person
5 (3%)
With spouse and other person
2 (1%)
Overall health condition
Excellent
8 (5%)
Very good
27 (17%)
Good
64 (40%)
Poor
56 (35%)
Very poor
3 (2%)
Not known
2 (1%)
Mobility use
Wheelchair
18 (11%)
Wheelchair and other mobility aids
48 (30%)
Other mobility aids
55 (34%)
No mobility aids
39 (25%)
Scheme type
New build
124 (78%)
Remodeled
36 (22%)
Scheme location
Suburban
82 (51%)
Rural
58 (36%)
Urban
20 (13%)
Scheme size
Small
126 (79%)
Village
34 (21%)