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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics, health and social resources

From: Social participation and independence in activities of daily living: a cross sectional study

Characteristics   Number %
Gender Male 162 43.2
  Female 213 56.8
Age Under 75 186 49.1
  75 and older 193 50.9
  Under 80 286 75.5
  80 and older 93 24.5
Education Incomplete primary schooling 225 61.8
  Primary or higher schooling 139 38.2
Marital status Unmarried/separated/divorced 45 12.8
  Married/stable partner 152 43.2
  Widowed 155 44
Perceived health Good 224 63.6
  Normal or poor 128 36.4
Personal finances Good 216 58.5
  Normal 148 40.1
  Poor 5 1.4
Physical health Good 216 57.6
  Normal 145 38.7
  Poor 14 3.7
Mental health Good 280 74.7
  Normal 76 20.3
  Poor 19 5.1
ADLs Independent 239 63.7
  Moderate/Severely dependent 136 36.3