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Table 3 Mean and standard deviation of multimorbidity additive scale by age, gender and country*

From: Multimorbidity, health and aging in Canada and Australia: a tale of two countries

Age Women Men
Canada Australia Canada Australia
Mean (Standard Deviation) Mean (Standard Deviation) Mean (Standard Deviation) Mean (Standard Deviation)
45 to 54 .61 (.94) .64 (.93) .53 (.80) .54 (.88)
55 to 64 1.08 (1.08) 1.13 (1.10) .91 (1.02) 1.10 (1.12)*
65 to 74 1.55 (1.14) 1.64 (1.29) 1.39 (1.16) 1.35 (1.17)
75 + 1.85 (1.16) 2.03 (1.28)* 1.65 (1.22) 1.76 (1.32)
  1. Note. * p < .05 determined by Chi-square tests of different age distributions between countries