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Table 1 Description (in %) of the study sample by research site (user and non-user refer to any psychotropic drug use)

From: Social differences associated with the use of psychotropic drugs among men and women aged 65 to 74 years living in the community: the international mobility in aging study (IMIAS)

  Kingston Saint-Hyacinthe Tirana Manizales Natal
  Users Non-users Users Non-users Users Non-users Users Non-users Users Non-users
(n = 108) (n = 290) (n = 123) (n = 278) (n = 118) (n = 276) (n = 97) (n = 303) (n = 38) (n = 364)
Sex           
Male 40.7 49.0 35.0 53.2 47.5 47.8 39.2 52.8 18.4 50.8
Female 59.3 51.0 65.0 46.8 52.5 52.2 60.8 47.2 81.6 49.2
P-value 0.175 0.001 1.000 0.020 0.000
Age           
65–69 45.4 56.5 61.8 64.4 40.7 53.3 43.3 56.8 47.4 54.1
70–74 54.6 43.5 38.2 35.6 59.3 46.7 56.7 43.2 52.6 45.9
P-value 0.735 0.653 0.028 0.026 0.495
Education           
< secondary 01.85 00.00 08.94 06.12 09.32 12.32 78.35 72.28 76.32 78.02
≥ secondary 98.15 100.00 91.06 93.88 90.68 87.68 21.65 27.72 23.68 21.98
P-value 0.073 0.297 0.490 0.289 0.838
Income           
Low/medium 52.7 41.7 78.9 65.8 69.5 68.1 82.5 81.5 68.4 63.5
high 47.2 57.6 17.1 30.9 30.5 31.9 17.5 18.5 31.6 36.5
P-value 0.069 0.004 0.814 0.881 0.598
Occupation           
Non-manual 75.0 76.9 45.5 50.0 39.8 34.8 11.3 16.8 15.8 09.9
Manual 25.0 23.1 54.5 50.0 60.2 65.2 88.7 83.2 84.2 90.1
P-value 0.692 0.449 0.361 0.259 0.264
Depression           
No 85.2 94.1 87.8 91.4 59.3 64.1 67.0 79.9 50.0 83.5
Yes 14.8 05.9 12.2 08.6 40.7 35.9 33.0 20.1 50.0 16.5
P-value 0.007 0.276 0.366 0.013 0.000
Chronic conditions           
Zero or one 36.1 45.9 37.4 51.8 26.3 30.1 40.2 60.4 10.5 42.3
Two or three 51.9 43.8 52.0 38.1 55.1 53.3 49.5 34.7 55.3 46.4
Four and more 12.0 10.3 10.6 10.1 18.6 16.6 10.3 04.9 34.2 11.3
P-value 0.217 0.022 0.722 0.002 0.000
AEP (yes) 40.7   54.5   80.5   74.2   60.5  
ASH (yes) 22.2   34.1   22.0   02.1   26.3  
ADP (yes) 56.5   34.1   03.4   27.8   28.9